GPs urged to report ‘radicalisation’ and abuse

UK family doctors are being urged to identify children at risk of radicalisation, child-trafficking and all forms of abuse.

A toolkit published by the Royal College of General Practitioners says doctors must be alert to cyber bullying, female genital mutilation and forced marriage and have a duty to report such issues.

It says that although GPs are “not responsible for investigating child abuse and neglect, they have a