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Safeguarding: Professional Resources

Use this page to find information on useful professional resources on safeguarding.

Dignity in health care

Explore this RCN learning resource to strengthen your understanding and practice in promoting dignity for your patients or clients and your colleagues.

Domestic abuse

This resource from the RCN provides information on domestic abuse including assessment tools, legislation and national guidance.

Patient safety and human factors

These pages will help you to learn more about patient safety and human factors in health care.

Raising concerns: a guide for RCN members 

This resource is for RCN members who have concerns over clinical and staff safety in the workplace. It is important that nurses raise concerns directly with their employer. Registered nurses have a duty under the NMC to report concerns where patient care may be affected.

Nursing and Midwifery Council. Safeguarding

This hub includes information on raising and escalating concerns and safeguarding to assist nurses and midwives in applying these principles in their own practice. It has a training toolkit, films and key resources from all four UK countries.