Event Overview

This online RCGP Level 3 safeguarding course is for any GP practicing in England. As GPs, we care for both children and adults and the course reflects this, covering child and adult safeguarding topics – individually and jointly. The course will be based around practical considerations for busy frontline GPs. There will be plenty of time for questions throughout the day.

CPD Points: includes 4 hours of child safeguarding and 4 hours of adult safeguarding.

Learning outcomes:

  1. Increased knowledge and awareness of the complexity of self neglect in adults and how GPs can support these patients
  2. Understand the lifelong impact of abuse
  3. Be able to better identify child sexual abuse
  4. Have knowledge of the recommendations from IICSA (Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse) and how these relate to primary care
  5. Understand Liberty Protection Safeguards and how these will apply to patients
  6. Increased awareness of the safeguarding risks of patient online access and how these can be mitigated
  7. Know how to assess domestic abuse risk to children and adults within a GP consultation and awareness of when to make a safeguarding referral (child or adult)


Dr Joy Shacklock

RCGP Safeguarding Representative

GP Partner & Practice Safeguarding Lead


AiT rate – £75
Members rate – £99
Non-members rate – £149