Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel paper about bruising to children.
This briefing paper from the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel is part of an ongoing series of publications to share information arising from work undertaken by the panel with:
- safeguarding partners
- those working in child protection
This paper explores the current guidance on the management of bruising in non‑mobile infants in the light of published evidence and variations in practice.
The aim of this paper is to support safeguarding partners in reviewing their current policies on bruising in non-mobile infants and to make recommendations on how the evidence base and national guidelines can be further developed.