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Guidance to help primary care teams recognise domestic violence

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Guidance to help primary care teams recognise and respond to signs of domestic violence has been published.

Responding to Domestic Abuse: Guidance for General Practices sets out principles to help staff respond “quickly and effectively”, including establishing a domestic abuse care pathway.

For example, some practices may develop an internal referral route to a practice nurse with additional domestic abuse training who will conduct a specialist assessment, the guidance said.

It was jointly developed by the Royal College of GPs, Co-ordinated Action Against Domestic Abuse, and the Identification and Referral to Improve Safety programme.

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  • A suggestion for you, nursing times. where's the link to the published DV recognition guidance?

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