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Who is on the board

The board is chaired by an independent Chair, is supported by staff within the Partnerships and Safeguarding Team and is hosted by Wigan Council.

Core members

  • Wigan Council
  • Wigan Borough Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Greater Manchester Police

Key partners

  • 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Greater Manchester Probation Trust
  • HM Coroner’s Office
  • NHS England
  • The Care Quality Commission
  • Wigan & Leigh Homes
  • Healthwatch Wigan and Leigh
  • Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
  • Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

Other agencies

The board maintains links to a range of agencies who support adult safeguarding and the protection of adults at risk.

  • Coroner’s office
  • Crown Prosecution Service
  • Department of Work and Pensions
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Service
  • Domestic Abuse services
  • Drug and Alcohol Services
  • Human Trafficking organisations
  • MAPPA (Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements)
  • Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office
  • PREVENT
  • Office of the Public Guardian
  • UK Border Agency
  • Victim Support
  • Witness Protection Services