Everyone has the right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect. We work closely with health professionals (such as GPs), local councils and schools to help keep adults and children living in our area safe from harm.  

Use this page to understand how the Integrated Care Board (ICB) works with its partners in Hertfordshire and west Essex to safeguard adults and children.  

To find out what abuse is, read the information on the NHS website

If you’re concerned about the welfare of an adult or child, please contact us using the links below. 

If you believe someone is in immediate danger of harm, dial 999.