About the authors

Christopher Huw Buller, MBBCh, MMedSc, FRCPsych

Image of Dr Chris BullerCommunity Consultant Psychiatrist, Leeds and York Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust.


Dr Buller worked for 21 years as a consultant psychiatrist in Inner City Leeds and for over a decade as the Trust Named Doctor for Safeguarding Children.


Email: Christopher.buller@nhs.net


Declaration of interests: None.







Lindsay Kathryn Britton-Robertson, Dip HS, BSc (Hons), MA, RN RM SCPHN

Head of Safeguarding, Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.


Ms Britton-Robertson worked for 29 years as an NHS-registered nurse, midwife and health visitor and has held her current specialist safeguarding role for over 10 years


Email: lbritton-robertson@nhs.net


Declaration of interests: None.


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