Family Violence

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Family and domestic violence Is a major health and welfare issue in Australia occurring across all socio-economic and demographic groups, but predominately affecting women and children. The Impacts of family and domestic violence can be serious and long-lasting, affecting an Individual’s health, well-being, education, relationships, and housing outcomes.

Estimates are that each full time General Practitioner will see up to five women per week with underlying intimate partner violence, but be unaware violence is happening in these families. General Practitioners are therefore crucial to helping women and children on a pathway to safety and good health.

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Plan Do Study Act (PDSA)

PDSA Increase staff understanding of family violence (DOCX 279KB)

PDSA Promote awareness of Family Violence (DOCX 276KB)



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