Safeguarding Children statement

Wells Health Centre acknowledges its duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. Wells Health Centre is fully committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice as defined and described within:

Section 11 of the Children Act 2004

the government guidance in ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’ 2015

and the procedures as laid out by the Somerset Children Safeguarding Board which can be found here >>>  Somerset Childrens Safeguarding board


The Sefeguarding Children Lead for Wells Health Centre is Dr Helen Crawley.