Safeguarding Team, contacts

NHS Devon CCG Primary Care Safeguarding Team have undergone some changes in personnel in recent months. This update is to introduce the team members and describe the safeguarding support that the team can offer Practices. 



Lee Beardsmore       Named Nurse for Primary Care                             01803 396324

Hannah Gethin         Primary Care Safeguarding Nurse                       01752 398699

Gillian Scoble           Primary Care Safeguarding Nurse                       01752 398834


We can be contacted via


If you have immediate concerns for the welfare of any individual, please contact your local MASH (children) or adult safeguarding services.


The following links provide you with contacts for "in" and "out of hours" safeguarding service provision for both children and adults.

·         Plymouth Adults -

·         Plymouth Children and Young People 

·         Devon Adults -

·         Devon Children and Young People - The Devon Children and Families Partnership (DCFP)

·         Torbay Adult 

·         Torbay Children and Young People -

Annual Safeguarding Events 

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 15th June 2021

National Safeguarding Adults Awareness Week 15th - 21st November 2021  

Hoarding Awareness Week starts 17th May 2021

National Hate Crime Awareness Week 9th - 16th October2021

Anti-Slavery Day 18th October 2021