Publication - Consultation paper

Clinical pathways to support adults who experienced sexual assault: consultation

Published: 31 Oct 2018
Directorate:
Chief Medical Officer Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781787813335

We are seeking views on the clinical pathways and guidance for healthcare professionals working to support adults who present having experienced rape or sexual assault.

List of abbreviations

A&E

Accident and Emergency

BASHH

British Association of Sexual Health and HIV

BBV

Blood Borne Virus

BHIVA

British HIV Association

CEDAW

Convention of Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination

CMO

Chief Medical Officer

COPFS

Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service

Cu-IUD

Copper Intrauterine Device

DNA

Deoxyribonucleic acid

DOB

Date of Birth

EC

Emergency Contraception

FP

Forensic Physician

FFLM

Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine

FGM

Female Genital Mutilation

FSRH

Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health

GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation

GP

General Practitioner

GMC

General Medical Council

GUM

Genitourinary Medicine

HMICS

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland

HMIP

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons

HIS

Healthcare Improvement Scotland

HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

HPV

Human Papilloma Virus

IUD

Intrauterine Device

IRD

Interagency Referral Discussion

LGBTIQ

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer

LMP

Last Menstrual Period

NAAT

Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests

NATSAL

National Surgery of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyle

PEPSE

Post-exposure prophylaxis post-sexual assault

PPE

Personal Protective Equipment

PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

UPSI

Unprotected Sexual Intercourse

RCEM

Royal College of Emergency Medicine

RCPCH

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

RIC

Risk Identification Checklist

SARRA

Sexual Assault Response & Review Arrangements

SOLO

Sexual Offences Liaison Officer

SPA

Scottish Police Authority

STI

Sexually Transmitted Infection

WA

Welfare Attorney

WG

Welfare Guardian

WHO

World Health Organization


Contact

Email: Vicky Carmichael