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Information and Advice

Here we will provide information and signposting about the key safeguarding issues you may come across concerning Coronavirus (Covid - 19)


Bradford Council is working closely with Public Health England, the Department for Health & Social Care and key organisations across the district to respond to the national situation.

Different services and government agencies are responsible for leading different parts of our response:

  • Department for Health & Social Care: the Chief Medical Officer for England confirms each incident
  • Public Health England: co-ordinate the response, information and advice on the coronavirus (Covid-19)
  • NHS: local and national NHS services are working on the front line to test individuals, and provide advice through NHS 111 services
  • Bradford Council provides local public health leadership by working in partnership to safeguard the district.

For all up to date information, including regular updates from the government please visit the dedicated pages on the Bradford Council website 

Sign up here for email updates about the Coronavirus in the Bradford District

Safeguarding refers to measures designed to safeguard the health, wellbeing and human rights of individuals. These measures allow children, young people and adults at risk to live free from abuse, harm and neglect. 

During the Covid-19 pandemic, professionals and volunteers may come into contact with individuals and families they haven’t met before. If you see something, are told something or something doesn’t feel right you need to report it.

Please visit the Report a Concern section on this website for details on how to do this

Don’t ignore it, report it.