Working Together To Safeguard Children 2023 – statutory guidance This guidance applies to all organisations and agencies who have functions relating to children.
Strong multi-agency and multi-disciplinary working is vital to identifying and responding to the needs of children and families. The following expectations have been developed to underpin this multi-agency working. They apply to all agencies and practitioners involved in safeguarding and protecting children. Specifically, these include police, local authorities, health services, probation services, youth offending services, education providers and childcare settings, and voluntary and third sector organisations. Includes guidance on information sharing.