There is advice and guidance on the gov.uk website for anyone experiencing domestic abuse, which may have been exacerbated by the COVID lockdown.
The practice is working on developing a discreet ‘code word’ for those patients seeking help at the practice in line with the Hidden Harms Summit Held today.
If you need help and support with domestic abuse in the meantime please contact the surgery or please contact one of the numbers below. If any of these issues have affected you, here’s how you can get help and advice:
Call the National Domestic Abuse Helpline for free and confidential advice, 24 hours a day on 0808 2000 247.
Women’s Aid has a range of direct services for survivors, including a live chat service and an online Survivors’ Forum.
The Men’s Advice Line is a confidential helpline for male victims of domestic abuse and those supporting them. Contact on: 0808 801 0327.
Galop runs the National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse specialist helpline. Contact: 0800 999 5428. Email: [email protected]