If home isn’t safe, support is available. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse you can get help from the following sources of support:

Cambridge Women’s Aid (Cambridge City, East and South Cambridgeshire): 01223 361 214

Refuge (Fenland, Huntingdonshire and Peterborough): 07787 255 821

National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247

Men’s Advice Line: 0808 8010 327

LGBT Helpline: 0800 999 5428

In an emergency call 999

For more information visit : www.cambsdasv.org.uk or see the Domestic abuse and sexual violence support poster.

Please refer also to the following relevant Trust policies/guidance documents that are available on the Merlin Document library:

For supporting staff:

Domestic Abuse – Support for staff guidance

For supporting patients:

The recognition and management of domestic violence and abuse for patients at CUH

Domestic Violence – ED guidelines

Domestic violence (DV): Identification by use of routine sensitive questioning – Maternity guidelines