NICE guidelines when to suspect child maltreatment

These guidelines produced by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence provide guidance on factors that should alert you to consider or suspect maltreatment of a child.

Topics included are physical features, sexual abuse, neglect, emotional, behavioural, interpersonal and social functioning, clinical presentations, fabricated or induced illness and parent/child interactions. This is a succinct and practical guide which will be of use to anyone working with children, young people or families.