Safeguarding Children and Adults
The Doctors and staff at Coleford Family Doctors wish to ensure we can help any patients who find themselves being abused or threatened, particularly if they are vulnerable, whether adults or children.
For more information, please read our patient leaflet.
Useful Websites and Telephone Numbers
National Domestic Violence
Helpline: 08082 000 247
Helpline: 0808 800 5000
If you’re worried about a child, even if you are unsure, contact NSPCC professional counsellors for help, advice and support.
Helpline: 08000 1111
Offers free, confidential advice and support for any child 18 years or under, whatever the worry.
Mental Health Support with Specific advice on ‘Coronavirus and your wellbeing’
Supporting children and young people and their parents/carers with their mental health and wellbeing. Specific advice on managing self-isolation and anxiety about Coronavirus.
Babies cry: You can cope
Specific resources for domestic abuse and COVID