Specialist Sexual Abuse Services SHORTCUT

This is a self-referral/self-help advice page for your condition

Your condition is best managed by contacting a specialist sexual abuse service.

Information on this service


If you have been advised by the police or hospital services to attend the GP for examination and/or swabs or tests following sexual assault, you have been advised incorrectly.

We are not qualified or properly equipped to examine victims of sexual abuse and notably, in criminal cases, the chain of custody of tests and results must be preserved. Accordingly, this is a specialised area, therefore please contact one of the services below.

What example conditions does this service deal with?

For help and support in sexual abuse, sexual violence, assault and rape.

Does this service accept self-referral?

You can self-refer to this service without seeing or speaking to a GP first

How do I get to this service?

Downloads relating to these services are found in the next section

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Are there any other services I can refer myself to?

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Specialist Sexual Abuse Services