GPs and primary healthcare teams: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews

Summary of risk factors and learning for improved practice for the health sector

General practitioners (GPs) and primary healthcare teams are best placed to spot the early signs of child abuse and neglect. They have an overview of issues affecting individual members of a family which, in combination, may impact on a child’s welfare. They are also in a position to co-ordinate the work of different agencies supporting children and families.

Published: August 2015