Resources to help dental professionals recognise the importance of understanding safeguarding issues, roles and responsibilities for dental teams, and signposting training and pathways to be followed if concerned.

NHS England

Raise a Safeguarding Concern

Instructions for how to raise a concern, and download the NHS Safeguarding app on a mobile device

GM Safeguarding in Dentistry group


Dental safeguarding self-assessment Tool

For dental practices to evidence their commitment to quality improvement


Greater Manchester safeguarding children procedures manual

Digital procedures manual for the Greater Manchester safeguarding children partnerships


General dental council standards for the dental team 

Standards of conduct, performance and ethics that govern dental professionals



Advice for members of the dental team where they may identify the signs of abuse or neglect or hear something that causes them concern

e-Learning for Health

Mandatory safeguarding training

Safeguarding adults level 1 & 2 and safeguarding children level 1 & 2

Greater Manchester Training Hub 

Safeguarding evaluation

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Safeguarding in general dental practice

Toolkit for dental teams