GPs need more education on domestic violence.

A recent research report show that though almost 20% of GPs had treated between one and five women who disclosed instances of domestic violence they do not routinely ask pregnant women about it. Also 65% of respondents were unaware of any guidance document for GPs


See the link to the recently published research report on GPs and Domestic Violence in pregnancy – this was led by the ICGP, funded by COSC  



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