Named Doctors and Named GPs are paediatricians and GPs who have additional roles and responsibility for child protection. They provide advice and expertise to fellow professionals either within their organisation or within their region. They have a key role in promoting good professional practice within their organisation or within their region.
Named Doctor (GP) for Safeguarding Children, Dr Julian Saggiorato Tel: 01476 406599
Designated Doctor for Safeguarding Children (County Wide), Dr Margaret Crawford Tel: 01205 364801
South West Lincolnshire Clinical Commissining Group takes the strategic and professional lead to safeguarding children across Lincolnshire. The role of the designated professionals covers all providers. They are responsible for ensuring safeguarding training is available to all staff and that safegaurding children and young people is embedded in the governance of health services.