As a healthcare provider, we have a responsibility to protect people from harm.

Safeguarding means protecting an individual’s health, wellbeing and human rights; enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect.

We are dedicated to ensuring that the principles and duties of safeguarding children and adults are applied every time someone accesses the NHS. Please use the buttons below (or the links in the sidebar) for more information about how we protect people in Somerset: