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Date(s) - October 8, 2024
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm




Bexley S.H.I.E.L.D. refreshed its Bruising Protocol for Non-Independently Mobile Infants and Children with additional guidance from the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel and other best practice in October 2023. To launch this revised protocol a series of short briefings were arranged to share the protocol content and answer any questions from practitioners.

A further briefing is now available on

Tuesday 8th October,  4.00 – 4.30pm

Online via teams.



Session outline

  • Rationale, aim and scope of the protocol.
  • Children with disabilities
  • Medical explanations for bruising
  • External factors to consider.
  • Findings from Bexley statutory learning reviews
  • Action when identifying or suspecting bruising (including pathway)


Suitable as Level 1/2 training for Health Professionals. 


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