Front-line practitioners who provide services to children, young people and families often have to make decisions on sharing information with other practitioners about those they are involved with. This calls for professional judgement on a case-by-case basis.
Uncertainty about the legal framework can sometimes hamper effective information sharing. The following materials have been produced to provide practitioners and their managers with guidance on when and how to share information legally and professionally.
Information sharing: Guidance
Information sharing: ‘How to’ Guides