Child abuse inquiry urges nurses to help survivors tell their stories

Child abuse inquiry urges nurses to help survivors tell their stories

Head of the Truth Project says the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse wants nurses’ help encouraging victims of historical abuse to come forward
Freelance health journalist.

Nursing Standard. 31, 14, 12-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.7748/ns.31.14.12.s13

Nurses, midwives and health visitors encounter victims of historical and current abuse in a variety of healthcare settings and specialties. The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, which is looking at the extent to which institutions and organisations in England and Wales have failed to protect children from sexual abuse, wants nurses’ help in supporting patients who may have information to contribute.

Read More: http://journals.rcni.com/doi/abs/10.7748/ns.31.14.12.s13?journalCode=ns&#/doi/full/10.7748/ns.31.14.12.s13

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