Publication - Consultation analysis

Equally Safe consultation: analysis of responses

Published: 29 Aug 2019
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781839600647

Analysis of responses to our consultation on legislation to improve forensic medical services for victims of rape and sexual assault.

63 page PDF

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63 page PDF

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Contents
Equally Safe consultation: analysis of responses
Footnotes

63 page PDF

806.4 kB

Footnotes

 1. See: https://www.gov.scot/policies/violence-against-women-and-girls/equally-safe-strategy/

 2. The consultation received 54 responses, however data checks revealed that one individual had submitted two responses. This was merged into one composite document, leaving 53 responses. 

 3. See: https://consult.gov.scot/equally-safe/equally-safe-improve-forensic-medical-services/consultation/published_select_respondent

 4. For reference, key themes in those responses included consent and the need for clear information and communication; storage, transfer and deletion of data; the need for a legislative framework; considerations in relation to vulnerable groups; consistency with existing guidelines; victims’ needs; and considerations in relation to children and young people

 5. Archway refers to the Archway Sexual Assault Referral Centre in Glasgow.

 6. UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

 7. The duty to share information can be as important as the duty to protect patient confidentiality


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