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NHS Wales Safeguarding Network Annual Report

NHS Wales Safeguarding Network Annual Report


The Annual Report of the NHS Wales Safeguarding Network 2023-2024 demonstrates the valuable work that has been completed across Wales to keep children and vulnerable adults safe. It expands on the challenging deliverables achieved in the last period through collaboration across the Network and the implementation of innovative ways of working. 

The NHS Wales Safeguarding Network (the Network) is a strategic NHS Wales group made up of members from NHS Wales health boards and trusts, Welsh Government, the National Safeguarding Service and other key stakeholders. 
Going forward the Network are committed to improving quality and assurance in safeguarding, and will be supporting Welsh Government and the NHS Executive to strengthen the need to measure the effectiveness of safeguarding activity and practice. 


Key topics

•    Service Improvement for Looked After Children 
•    Safeguarding Maturity Matrix 
•    Stakeholder Communication for Unexpected Deaths of Children
•    Restorative Safeguarding Supervision Guidance
•    Violence Against Women Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence 
•    Safeguarding Leadership Online Hub
•    Audit Tool for the Female Genital Mutilation Clinical Pathway 
•    Preparedness for Changes to Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
•    Innovative Regional Practice across Health Boards and Trusts
•    Future Priorities




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