The parishes of St. Philip, Cosham, and St. Peter & St. Paul, Wymering (in partnership), are committed to upholding the principles of the Church of England’s safeguarding policy for children, young people and adults: “Promoting a safer Church”.

We are further committed to adopting the policies and practices contained in the safeguarding policy of the Diocese of Portsmouth; of which our own policy is based upon.

Our safeguarding policy is reviewed and updated anually.

If you have any queries or concerns, our parish safeguarding officer (PSO) can be contacted, in confidence.

The parish safeguarding officer, for both St. Philip’s and St. Peter & St. Paul, is Cath Hutchin. You can contact Cath via: or

If your concern is of a more immediate nature; please contact the vicar or the churchwarden(s). Details can be found on the ‘get in touch’ page.

You can contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team directly by emailing: