Tag Archives: Victims

Sexual assault forensics centres failing some victims

Young victims of sexual assault are not being forensically examined within a critical time period at some privately-run referral centres, a BBC investigation has found. Doctors also told the BBC they had seen cases of incorrect recordings of injuries and evidence contamination. Victims’ Commissioner Baroness Newlove said the “failings” were “shocking”. NHS England – which… Read More »

Hospitals Can and Should Support Employees Who Are Victims of Domestic Violence: Here’s How

By PATRICK HORINE Every October we recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month, an important opportunity to discuss this widespread social and public health problem and to take stock of what we can do better to protect victims of domestic abuse. Unfortunately, the data shows us that health care is often a dangerous profession that is also rife with domestic… Read More »