Information sharing for practitioners and managers

Departmental advice for professionals on when and how to share information about children, young people and families.

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Applies to England



This departmental advice is for front-line practitioners providing services to:

  • children
  • young people
  • families

This advice helps practitioners and their managers decide when and how to share information legally and professionally.

Published 1 October 2008