Please find a list of contacts for patients who need help during this challenging time.
National Domestic Violence Helpline
National Domestic Violence Helpline are a team of highly-trained, female advisers. They won’t judge you or tell you what to do; they are there to listen. They will empower you to understand your options and support you to make any decisions about the future.
If you’re worried about a child, even if you’re unsure, contact NSPCC professional counsellors for help, advice and support.
Telephone: 0808 800 5000
Offers free, confidential advice and support for any child 18 years or under, whatever the worry.
Telephone: 0800 1111
Mental Health Support with specific advice on ‘Coronavirus and your wellbeing’.
Supporting children and young people and their parents/carers with their mental health and wellbeing. Specific advice on managing self isolation and anxiety about coronavirus.
During this challenging time stress levels at home may be increased. Please follow the ICON guidance for coping with crying.
SafeLives, the UK-wide charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse, for everyone and for good. They work with organisations across the UK to transform the response to domestic abuse. They specific resources for domestic abuse and COVID.
IRISi is a social enterprise established to promote and improve the healthcare response to gender based violence.