Safeguarding adults and children


Enfield CCG has a statutory responsibility to ensure that the health services and the provider organisations we commission provide a safe system that safeguards children and vulnerable adults.

Enfield CCG is a member of the Enfield Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) and the Enfield Safeguarding Adults Board (LSAB). As members of these boards, we work in partnership with the local authority to fulfil their safeguarding responsibilities and to ensure that there are effective NHS safeguarding arrangements across the local health community.

For further information about safeguarding children please see the Enfield CCG safeguarding children policy.
For further information about safeguarding adults please see the Enfield CCG safeguarding adults policy.

Safeguarding adults

Safeguarding adults means protecting vulnerable people who may be at risk of abuse – find out more about safeguarding adults.

If you feel someone is at immediate risk and the situation is urgent, please call the police on 999 (112 from a mobile).

If you suspect someone is being abused – please visit the Enfield Council website and complete a Report Adult Abuse Referral Form or contact the Enfield Safeguarding Adults Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).

Safeguarding children

Safeguarding children is everyone's business and we all have a role to play to ensure children and young people are kept safe from abuse or neglect.

If you are worried about the welfare of a child please tell us about your concerns so that someone can help.

Contact Children’s MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub) on 020 8379 5555 (Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm; Fri 9am-4.45pm). Out of office hours call: 020 8379 1000 (select option 2 and you will be transferred to an advisor).

Click here to make a referral via the Children’s Portal: www.enfield.go.uk/childrensportal  

You may also make contact by email

In an emergency call 999.