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Guidance update: latest NICE and Home Office guidelines on domestic abuse

Guidance update: latest NICE and Home Office guidelines on domestic abuse

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Format

Syllabus

Time to Complete

1 hour

Published

May 16, 2016

Updated

November 4, 2016
This GP clinical guidance update module is part of the MIMS Learning Essentials learning programme. A subscription gives you 12 months access to regular updates on NICE and other clinical guidance to help keep your practice up to date.

Programme Description

Guidance: NICE quality standard QS116. Domestic violence and abuse. February 2016. Home Office. Controlling or coercive behaviour in an intimate or family relationship: statutory guidance framework. December 2015.

Dr Toni Hazell explains how to implement the NICE quality standard on domestic violence and abuse in primary care. The module outlines what’s new in the guidance and what to do differently in your practice, discusses the different levels of domestic abuse training relevant to GPs and explains the implications of the recently introduced criminal offence of coercive behaviour.

Educational Objectives

After taking this module, GPs and nurses will be better able to:
  • Know what to do differently in light of the NICE quality standard
  • Outline what constitutes coercive behaviour
  • Recognise which actions might be considered domestic abuse
  • Understand what training they require to be able to ask about domestic abuse in a way that makes it easier for people to disclose it
  • Explain the best use of interpreters to help with domestic abuse disclosures
  • Describe their role in providing MARAC reports
  • Author

    Author
    Dr Toni Hazell
    GP
    London
    UK

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credit (1 hour learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.

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