Domestic Violence: A Handbook for Health ProfessionalsBMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7467.689 (Published 16 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:689
- Jo Nurse (Jo.Nurse@lshtm.ac.uk), consultant in public health
- Portsmouth and Southampton Primary Care Trust
The UK health sector has only recently woken up to the idea that domestic violence is more than a private matter that health professionals should not get involved with. This book goes a long way to making the case for why the health sector should address domestic violence and then provides a practical outline of how to implement an appropriate response.
Lyn Shipway, principal lecturer in the School of Health Care …