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Safeguarding children

If you are concerned about a child’s well-being, there are things you can do:

  • Initially discuss your concerns with a senior colleague or your manager
  • During normal working hours you can contact a member of the Safeguarding Children Team (Health) for advice or to discuss your concerns
  • Social care (MARAT) can be contacted on the number below during office hours for advice or to make a referral. In urgent cases they can be contacted on their out of hours number, for immediate help or advice

How to Complete a Single Assessment Referral Form (SARF) for Multi-agency Referral and Assessment Team (MARAT)

The referral pathway is more simple and secure. Complete a SARF form which should then be emailed to the following address:

There is also an electronic form which can be sent via secure email.

The Safeguarding Children Team (Health)

Never hesitate to ask for advice.

Role / Title Contact
Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children 0161 873 9618
Named Nurse for Safeguarding Children 0161 912 4699
Safeguarding Children Business Support (PA) 0161 873 6083
Named GP for Safeguarding Children 0161 748 5559
Multi-Agency Referral and Assessment Team – Childrens Social Care Child protection line: 0161 912 5124 Advice line: 0161 912 5125
Designated doctor for Safeguarding Children Tel: 0161 912 3819 / 5845
Named nurse for Safeguarding Children – Trafford General Hospital Tel: 0161 748 4022 (switchboard)
Named Doctor for Safeguarding Children Via above switchboard number at Trafford General Hospital

Visit the Trafford safeguarding children board website here.