Equipping doctors to provide support to victims of family and domestic violence
Releasing the AMA’s revised and updated Position Statement on Family and Domestic Violence 2016, AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, said that doctors have a unique and trusted role to play in the early detection, intervention, and treatment of patients who have experienced family and domestic violence.
The AMA is calling on all Australian governments to properly fund and resource, on an ongoing basis, specialised family and domestic violence support services, including housing and crisis accommodation.
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