Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

What the MASH does


  • manage referrals received
  • research information held on professional databases to enable social care to make informed decisions
  • provide a secure and confidential environment for professionals to share information
  • identify low level repeat referrals which taken in isolation may not appear concerning
  • prioritise referrals using a RAG rating system
  • refer to other agencies
  • activate a ‘first response’ social work services to provide immediate protection for a child

Contact us

If you need information or have any questions, contact us:

Sumner House
Sumner Road
SE15 5QS

Page last updated: 05 February 2018

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