Coronavirus (COVID-19): support for victims of domestic abuse

The household isolation instruction as a result of coronavirus does not apply if you need to leave your home to escape domestic abuse.

IRIS

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 IRIS Team Walsall directly and ask to speak to your IRIS Advocate Educator on 01922 649569 or email iris.referrals@nhs.net

You can also contact IRIS Team Walsall directly and ask to speak to your IRIS Advocate Educator on:

Further information on your local IRIS service provider can be found at https://blackcountrywomensaid.co.uk/iris-working-with-gps-to-combat-domestic-abuse/

Here, also, is a link to clear your internet history:

http://www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk/site-services/cover-your-tracks.aspx