The staff in your practice are trained 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 working here 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. You can also contact Next Link and ask to speak to the IRIS worker, ‘IRIS Advocate Educator’.
If you are suffering Domestic Abuse you can call the 24 hour hotline on 0808 2000 247 run by @Refuge Charity. If you need urgent help but cannot talk, call 999. When prompted press 55. Do not hang up after pressing 55.
If you, or someone you know are experiencing domestic abuse, please use the support links below.
0808 2000 247
24 hour National Domestic Violence Freephone Helpline
0117 925 0680
Next Link Domestic Abuse telephone help line (Mon-Fri 0830-1730, Sat 0930-1300)