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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): The role of public services in addressing child vulnerability

Public Services Committee
The role of public services in addressing child vulnerability

Wednesday 19 May 2021

Start times: 3.00pm (private) 3.00pm (public)


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Clinicians and charities discuss their role in supporting vulnerable children

Doctors and children’s charities will be questioned on their views of help and support for vulnerable children and families, struggling with poor mental health, addiction or domestic abuse

Meeting details

At 3.00pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry The role of public services in addressing child vulnerability
Safeguarding Clinical Champion at Royal College of General Practitioners
Officer for Child Protection at Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
At 4.00pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry The role of public services in addressing child vulnerability
Associate Head of Policy & Public Affairs at National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Chief Executive at Barnardo’s
Director for Policy and Campaigns at Action for Children

Possible questions

  • What role do NHS clinicians play in ensuring that patients who have children and who suffer from mental illness, addiction or domestic abuse are directed to family support services?
  • Will the government’s mental health strategy meet the needs of children who don’t reach the threshold for statutory support?
  • Will the government’s NHS Bill facilitate greater integration of services around the needs of vulnerable children?
  • Will the government’s mental health strategy meet the needs of children who don’t reach the threshold for statutory support?
  • Will the government’s NHS Bill facilitate greater integration of services around the needs of vulnerable children?

Follow the progress of the inquiry and work of the Committee on Twitter at @LordsPublicSCom

Further information

Location

Virtual Meeting (Webcast)