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Multi-agency safeguarding hub (MASH)

The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) helps safeguard adults and children, and is made up of a range of organisations, including Norfolk County Council.

Current MASH partners include:

  • Norfolk Children Services
  • Norfolk Adult Social Services
  • Norfolk Constabulary
  • Cambridge Community Services
  • North Norfolk CCG
  • South Norfolk CCG
  • West Norfolk CCG
  • Norwich CCG
  • Great Yarmouth & Waveney CCG
  • Public Health
  • Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust
  • National Probation Service (Norfolk and Suffolk LDU)
  • Norfolk and Suffolk Community Rehabilitation Company
  • Magdalene Group
  • Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust - The Matrix
  • Leeway
  • National FGM Centre - Barnardo's
  • CSE - Barnardo's
  • Ormiston Families
  • Norwich Connect

Most of these staff are based at County Hall in Norwich.  Having a central hub with close working arrangements helps with information sharing between the agencies

The Ofsted report Good Practice by Local Safeguarding Boards (opens new window), the Munro Review of Child Protection (opens new window) and The Care Act 2014 (opens new window) support use of the MASH model.