Working with Fabricated and Induced Illness (FII)

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will have been offered the opportunity to:

  • recognise and describe their agency role in cases of FII
  • consider FII as part of a differential diagnosis rather than waiting for it to be a conclusive diagnosis
  • recognise the importance of differentiating between reported symptoms and observed symptoms and the importance of accurate record keeping
  • confidently refer to the 2008 Fabricated and Induced Illness Guidance in their Safeguarding Practice
  • understand the importance of chronologies for both the index child and its siblings.