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Optical Confederation updates safeguarding guidance

News posted: 04/08/2014

The Optical Confederation has updated its Guidance on Safeguarding and the Prevent Strategy: Protecting Children and Vulnerable Adults.

The update incorporates information from the recently published Intercollegiate Guidance for Safeguarding Children (2014) and further updates on the government’s Prevent Strategy.

To view the guidance click here.

  • Intercollegiate Guidance for Safeguarding ChildrenOpen

    The Intercollegiate Guidance for Safeguarding Children (2014) can be viewed by clicking here.

  • The Prevent StrategyOpen

    The Prevent Strategy is part of the Government’s counter-terrorism strategy led by the Home Office to which the NHS is a signatory. The Prevent agenda requires healthcare organisations to work with the police to contribute to the prevention of terrorism. The ‘Prevent’ agenda is outlined in the Department of Health document Building Partnerships, Staying Safe – The Healthcare Sector’s contribution to HM  government’s Prevent Strategy: For Healthcare Organisations and can be viewed by clicking here.

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