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Quality and safeguarding

Bury CCG’s safeguarding declaration (March 2014)

1. Background

1.1 On 16 July 2009 David Nicholson wrote to all Chief Executives of NHS organisations requesting that they assure themselves of basic safeguarding practice and make a declaration of their position.

2. Declaration

2.1 Within NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group the following requirements are in place in line with the recommendations of the Care Quality Commission to ensure that systems and processes are in place to safeguard children and young people:

NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group meets all statutory requirements in relation to Criminal Records Bureau checks. 

 NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group has a safeguarding policy in place that meets withthe requirements of Working Together (2013) to Safeguard Children.

NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group includes Greater Manchester Safeguarding Standards in contracts and are these monitored using the tools provided.

100% of commissioning staff within NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group have undertaken level 1 child protection training to date. 

There is Level 2 and Level 3 training available within provider organisations. 

NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group has a Designated Nurse, Named Nurses withinprovider organisations, Named Doctor and access to a Designated Doctor. These professionals fulfil the requirements of Working Together to Safeguard Children. 

There Board level Executive Lead with the responsibility for Safeguarding Children in NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group.   This Declaration will be reviewed annually. Information regarding the Local Safeguarding Children Board can we found the Bury Council website.

Annual reports

Safeguarding Children Annual Report 2015/16

Safeguarding Adults Annual Report 2015/16

Looked After Children Annual Report 2015/16

BSCB Annual Report 2015/16

Bury Adult Safeguarding Board Annual Report 2015/16

Further links

Adult and Childrens Safeguarding Contact and Information Pack

GM Primary Care Safeguarding Resource December 2014

Safeguarding and Vulnerable Adults Policy

Training Strategy 2015

CCG Framework 2015

Mental Capacity Act Implementation Policy


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