1.7 Child Protection Medicals
Paediatric services see children aged 0-18 years referred for assessment of physical injuries. Specialist services see children, young people and adults referred for assessment of sexual abuse with different pathways according to age. Please see links below for details.
Download the Child Protection Medical Request Form here.
Guidance on arrangements for Child Protection Medicals for HIPS Children’s Services can be downloaded here.
Here is some guidence for Portsmouth and SE Hampshire patients (and for child sexual abuse examinations in Isle of Wight patients), Hampshire Hospitals requesting Child and Southampton Child Protection Medical Referral flow pathway
The HIPS Designated Doctors’ have produced advice for interagency partners re safeguarding children medical assessments and arrangements during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Leaflets for parents and children having a Child Protection Medical: