Doctors are urged to be alert to signs of child sexual exploitation

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 30 September 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5934
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London

Doctors are being urged to look out for possible signs of sexual exploitation of children and to refer any concerns promptly, in new guidance from the UK Academy of Medical Royal Colleges.1

The Department of Health for England asked the academy to examine what the royal medical colleges could do to help tackle the problem of child sexual exploitation, after a series of high profile cases in Rotherham …

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