The safeguarding designated professionals work within the Quality Team, providing leadership, support, advice and signposting for both children and adults as part of a collaborative, multi-agency approach. This includes working in partnership with the local authority, education, police and voluntary sector. The Safeguarding Team core hours are Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm.


01865 336800 (OCCG main number) / 01865 336709 (safeguarding team)

The Safeguarding Team consists of:

Alison Chapman: Designated Nurse and Safeguarding Lead for Children Adults and Looked After Children

Telephone: 01865 336794 or 07775760798


Karen Brombley: Deputy Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Adults and Children

Telephone: 01865 337023 or 07920767168


Named GPs for safeguarding adults and children: Dr. Meriel Raine and Dr. Gwyneth Rogers can be contacted through the safeguarding support officer Pauline Burke on 01865 336709,

The safeguarding team has lead responsibility for coordinating the mortality review processes, including Child Death Reviews (CDOP) on behalf of the Oxfordshire children’s safeguarding partnership (OSCB) and vulnerable adult mortality reviews including Learning Disability Reviews (LeDeR) on behalf of the Oxfordshire safeguarding adults partnership (OSAB).

For children please email: and for adults email:

These professionals have a legal basis to receive Patient Identifiable Information (PID) and/or Patient Confidential Information (PCD) in relation to the following:

  • Court of Protection judgements/outcomes
  • Child Protection case judgements/outcomes
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) judgements/outcomes
  • Safeguarding information and any other documents containing PID/PCD relating to safeguarding casework
  • Mortality case review work
  • Prevent related case work
  • LAC care coordination case work.