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Fabricated or induced illness: The importance of health chronologies in recognising this form of abuse

‘Fabricated or induced illness by carers is a relatively rare form of child abuse in which a parent or carer seeks medical intervention by fabricating or inducing symptoms in a child.’ .

Partner violence: Adopting a public health approach to addressing the problem

‘Evidence suggests that the some of the highest rates of domestic violence and abuse are experienced by adolescents, with prevalence rates as high as 45% in England.’ .

Modern slavery: An overview of the signs and the role school nurses can play

Modern slavery victims can be any age, gender, ethnicity or nationality, although it tends to be more prevalent among the most vulnerable, and within minority or socially excluded groups. In 2018, the...

Child sexual abuse: A critical analysis of social workers' role in recognising and responding to it

In order to understand the context of safeguarding children suffering abuse and in turn, possible exploitation, and how evidence-based practice is informing current direction of policy and practice,...

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