Guidance

Information sharing for practitioners and managers

This publication was withdrawn on 26 March 2015

This content has been archived as it has been replaced by ‘Safeguarding practitioners information sharing advice’.

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

Documents

Information sharing: guidance for practitioners and managers

How to identify which rules apply when sharing information

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How to record decisions

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How to seek consent

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How to share information securely

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Detail

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.