Safeguarding Children Team

The Safeguarding Children Team is a service providing specialist advice, training and support to all staff employed by Plymouth Community Healthcare in relation to Child Protection and is committed to improving health outcomes for Children in Care (Looked After Children). 

The team provides support and advice to all members of staff. The Designated Nurse Children in Care acts as a key health contact and has an overview of the health needs of all Plymouth Children in Care. 

The team also works with partner agencies such as the Police and Children's Social Care, as well as other statutory and voluntary organisations.  


Who we are:

Michelle Smith – Named Nurse Child Protection
Di Dymond – Designated Nurse Children in Care
Belinda Allis – Nurse Advisor
2 Team secretaries