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The UK NSC recommendation on Domestic Violence screening in adults (currently under review)


This recommendation is currently being reviewed as part of the UK NSC's regular review cycle of all policies.

The review process began in May 2013 and is estimated to be completed by Mar 2019.

Recommendation Systematic population screening programme not recommended
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Find general information about population health screening.

Why is screening not recommended by UK NSC?

This will be completed after the review is completed.

More about Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is any form of violence between people who have a relationship, or have had one in the past, for example, husband and wife, or former partners. Adults of all ages, genders, races and sexualities can be affected.

Read more about Domestic Violence on NHS Choice


Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services
The British Psychological Society
Broken Rainbow
Faculty of Public Health
ManKind Initiative
Royal College of General Practitioners
Royal College of Midwives
Royal College of Nursing
Royal College of Physicians
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Standing Together against domestic violence
Women's Aid

The stakeholder groups will be involved when the recommendation is next reviewed. If you think your organisation should be added, please contact us. More information for stakeholders can be found in appendix C of the UK NSC evidence review process.

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