In April 2009 a two year pilot project funded by NHS Manchester ‘Improving Health in Manchester’ scheme, was set up at St Mary’s maternity hospital. The project secured the services of a trained full time Independent Domestic Abuse Advisor (IDVA), located in the antenatal department of the hospital. The rationale behind the pilot was that … Continue reading “PATHway Independent Domestic Violence Advice Service Evaluation Report”
Women in Prison and the Pankhurst Centre run a unique, holistic support service in Manchester and Trafford for women in contact with the criminal justice system. Individual and group-based support is provided to women at the Pankhurst Centre, in prisons, in magistrate’s courts and in police custody suites across the target area.
There are still a few places left on the Domestic Abuse and Health Conference at Manchester Town Hall on Monday 29 November 2010. The Conference will look at how health organisations can work to safeguard adults and children affected by domestic abuse and Manchester’s Domestic Abuse Strategy will also be launched. Presentations will include: The … Continue reading “Domestic Abuse & Health Conference in Manchester 29 November 2010”