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Bishops' Conference of Scotland

Scottish Catholic Safeguarding Service

 An Agency of the Bishops' Conference of Scotland



President: Rt. Rev. Joseph Toal
National Safeguarding Coordinator:   Tina Campbell
PA: Mary Stein
 Administrator:  Dianne Stevenson




Information Line  Tel/Fax: 0141 353 1177

274 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4JR

Tel: 0141 332 7177

The Bishops' Conference of Scotland

Catholic National Endowment Trust also known as The Bishops’ Conference of Scotland is a registered charity  SC016650



 Policy Statement    

"The Catholic Church in Scotland is concerned with the lives, safety, wholeness and well-being of each individual person within God's purpose for everyone.


It  seeks to safeguard the welfare of people of all ages who are involved in whatever capacity with the Church and its organisations.

As a Church community, we accept that it is the responsibility of all of us, ordained, professed, paid and voluntary members, to work together to prevent the physical, sexual, emotional abuse or neglect of children, young people and adults at risk."

'Awareness and Safety in our Catholic Communities 2007'


 Acts of Recovery    

acts of RECOVERY

Moving on from childhood abuse

An aid for people who have experienced childhood sexual abuse


 Safeguarding Prayer    

Lord Jesus we praise you for calling us to the service of others.

We pray for a generosity of spirit to ensure the vulnerable are protected.

We pray for a compassionate heart so that we will reach out to those who are wounded by abuse.

We pray for courage and determination as we seek the safety of everyone in our parish communities.

We dedicate ourselves to this work of service and pray that you will help us to do your will at all times and in all places.




 McLellan Commission    
 TitleOwnerCategoryModified DateSize 
The McLellan CommissionMary Stein 8/19/2015625.76 KBDownload

 Safeguarding Audits    
 TitleOwnerCategoryModified DateSize 
Safeguarding Audit 2014Mary Stein 1/28/201697.26 KBDownload
Safeguarding Audit 2013Mary Stein 1/28/2016300.89 KBDownload

 Safeguarding Video    

 New Safeguarding Co-ordinator    

Tuesday 3 September 2013

The Bishops’ Conference of Scotland has appointed a new National Coordinator for Safeguarding, who will take up the post on 1 December 2013. Tina Campbell, who is currently Head of Counselling Services Sandyford Greater Glasgow & Clyde NHS and Chair of British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy Healthcare Division has extensive experience in education, counselling and support work.

Announcing the appointment, General Secretary of the Bishops' Conference of Scotland, Mgr Hugh Bradley said;

"Together with the Bishops, I am delighted that Tina is able to take up the post of National Coordinator for Safeguarding. Her extensive experience and proven abilities in this field will be of great value to the Church in Scotland." I wish her every success and look forward to working with her."

Reacting to the appointment, Tina Campbell said;

"I am delighted to have been appointed as National Coordinator for Safeguarding by the Bishops' Conference of Scotland and determined to ensure that the work carried out by many experts and advisers over the past 15 years is developed and continues into the future. Society, quite rightly, has a heightened awareness of safeguarding matters today and as an organisation active in every part of Scotland we must continue to ensure that we provide a safe and secure environment for everyone who encounters the church in any way and to support those who have been harmed in the past."  

Tina concluded;

"I look forward to working with the Bishops of Scotland, our clergy and the many dedicated people across the country who both implement and support our National Safeguarding policies and procedures in their parish communities. The work of Safeguarding is an important ministry in the Church and I am privileged to be appointed to this role"



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