26th Jul 2018 Health Professional Research InformationDocument

Report: A Cry for Health

The findings of SafeLives’ research, which provides evidence from over 4,000 victims supported in hospital and community settings, show that we are missing opportunities to identify victims of domestic abuse – particularly the most vulnerable – and that locating a team of Independent Domestic Violence Advisors (Idvas) within a hospital is a key way to address this.

9 out of 10 victims reported improvements in safety following an intervention by a hospital Idva

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