Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub

Aaron Smith made this Freedom of Information request to Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council,

1. Who is the Head of Children’s Safeguarding at your council?

2. Have you set up a Children’s Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub
(MASH)?

3. If Yes:
a)• Who is the main contact in the MASH? (Please provide name and
role)
b)• Which partner agencies are part of the MASH?

4. If No, Do you plan to set up a Children’s Multi-Agency
Safeguarding
Hub in:
• The next 3 month
• The next 6 months
• The next 12 months
• We have no plans to set up a MASH

5. Who is the Head of Adults Safeguarding at your council?

6. Have you set up an Adult’s Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub?

7. If Yes:
a)• Who is the main contact in the MASH? (Please provide name and
role)
b)• Which partner agencies are part of the MASH?

8. If No, Do you plan to set up an Adult’s Multi-Agency
Safeguarding
Hub in:
• The next 3 month
• The next 6 months
• The next 12 months
• We have no plans to set up a MASH

9. What IT solution does your council use to manage MASH enquiries
and referrals?

Yours faithfully,

Aaron Smith

informationrights, Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Mr Smith

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informationrights, Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Mr Smith

I refer to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and to your email to this department dated 06 September 2013.

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, we have formally decided to grant access to the records requested and accordingly they are as follows:

1. Who is the Head of Children’s Safeguarding at your council?

Mrs Francis Powell, Service Director, Learning and Children

2. Have you set up a Children’s Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)?

No

3. If Yes:
a)• Who is the main contact in the MASH? (Please provide name and
role)
b)• Which partner agencies are part of the MASH?

Not applicable

4. If No, Do you plan to set up a Children’s Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub in:
• The next 3 month
• The next 6 months
• The next 12 months
• We have no plans to set up a MASH

We have no plans to set up a MASH

5. Who is the Head of Adults Safeguarding at your council?

Mr David Bunce, Strategic Director, Community Based Services

6. Have you set up an Adult’s Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub?

Yes

7. If Yes:
a)• Who is the main contact in the MASH? (Please provide name and
role)

Service Manager, Safer Communities, Community Based Services

b)• Which partner agencies are part of the MASH?

Gateshead Council
Gateshead NHS Foundation Trust

8. If No, Do you plan to set up an Adult’s Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub in:
• The next 3 month
• The next 6 months
• The next 12 months
• We have no plans to set up a MASH

Not applicable

9. What IT solution does your council use to manage MASH enquiries and referrals?

Carefirst

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The information provided in response to your request is copyright Gateshead Council unless otherwise endorsed. Granting access to this information under the Freedom of Information Act does not permit you to re-use the information provided for commercial purposes, for photocopying or reproduction in any form. If you wish to re-use the information you need to apply for a Licence. You can do this by writing to Tanya Rossington, Information Rights Officer, Legal and Corporate Services, 1st Floor, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH. You may be required to pay a fee or comply with conditions for permitted re-use.

Yours faithfully
Information Rights Officer

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