Domestic Abuse Aware Practice
The staff in your GP practice are trained to ask about domestic abuse and specialist workers are available to support you. Your practice is an ‘IRIS’ practice. You can
talk to doctors, nurses and other staff, if you are being hurt or controlled by your current or ex-partner, are afraid of someone at home or a member of your family.
The IRIS service is for all GP patients and staff, both women and men, aged 16 or over, whatever age, gender, sexuality, ethnicity or background. IRIS’s oldest patient so far is 87.
Contact your GP for a referral to the IRIS worker.
Solace Women’s Aid
Phone: 0203 795 5070
Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Abuse
Social isolation can increase stress at home, impacting on you and your family’s well-being.
Government Support Website: www.gov.uk/government/coronavirus
SafeLives Charity Resources: www.safelives.org.uk
Economic Abuse and COVID-19: www.survivingeconomicabuse.org/resources