It is very important that everyone is aware of when they need to take immediate action to ensure a child's safety.
A Child's Safety
Take action if necessary, if children and young people are at risk report your concern:
If it is an emergency you should contact your local emergency service by dialling 999 and ask for the following:
- if your seeking medical attention then ask for a ambulance service
- if the child is in absolute immediate danger then the police have the power to intervene.
Urgent action flowchart
Video clip: Responding to concerns about abuse