“When she talks to you about the violence”
A toolkit for GPs in NSW
This resource has been developed to assist doctors in identifying and responding to women and children who have experienced or are experiencing family violence (also known as ‘domestic violence’ or ‘intimate partner violence’.)
Visit the GP Toolkit website
Download the complete GP Toolkit (PDF)
Download the A4 size waiting room poster (PDF)
The toolkit contains guidelines for patient care, from a range of sources, as well as some legal information relevant to your role as her GP.
This toolkit has been developed by Women’s Legal Service NSW, with the financial assistance of the Law and Justice Foundation of NSW.
Contact WLS to order hard copies of the GP Toolkit and the waiting room poster.
National GP Toolkit
The Australian Medical Association has launched a national version of the GP Toolkit.
See the AMA media release: AMA launches resource to assist doctors to better support victims of family violence (31 May 2015)
Download the resource in PDF format:
Supporting Patients Experiencing Family Violence: A Resource for Medical Practitioners
For more information visit the resource page on the AMA website
AMA video for doctors
The Australian Medical Association (NSW) have made a video based on the GP Toolkit for doctors on providing care to victims of domestic violence.