The principles and practice of child protection
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The principles and practice of child protection

Sharon Stower Senior Nurse Manager for Children’s Services, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham

Nurses working with children might find themselves exposed to issues of child abuse. Sharon Stower discusses how to recognise child abuse, the legislation that exists to protect children and the action available to healthcare staff in cases where abuse of a child is suspected.

Mental Health Practice. 3, 10, 28-35. doi: 10.7748/mhp2000.

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