Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Guidance: Identifying and Supporting Victims of Human Trafficking: Guidance for Health Staff

Guidance: Identifying and Supporting Victims of Human Trafficking: Guidance for Health Staff:
This publication is relevant to all kinds of healthcare settings, including A&E, primary care, sexual health services and genito-urinary medicine (GUM) clinics.


Guidance includes:
  • providing information that will help staff identify potential victims of trafficking
  • setting out the physical and behavioural signs that someone may have been trafficked
  • advising on how to respond in a way that will not put the potential victim in further danger
  • providing information on how to respond in the person you suspect has been trafficked is under 18
Further guidance on how to respond if you think someone has been trafficked is available through the e-learning for health module. Department of Health

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