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The UK NSC recommendation on Domestic violence screening in pregnancy

Recommendation Systematic population screening programme not recommended
Last review completed July 2006
Next review due in 2012/13

Find general information about population health screening.

More about Domestic violence (pregnancy)

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 Choices

See also Domestic Violence in Adults.


Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services
Faculty of Public Health
Royal College of General Practitioners
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
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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