Domestic violence: What is really going on?

06 Dec 2021 12:00 - 13:00

Please note that all session and slide content are the views of the Speakers, not the MS Academy. The content of the recording is the speaker’s personal opinion at the time of recording. Due to the everchanging situation, advice given at the time of recording is subject to change.
Case​ study:

A 48 year old woman with advanced primary progressive multiple sclerosis confides in her MS nurse about being physically, sexually and mentally abused by her husband. She is wheelchair bound (EDSS 8.0) and relies on her husband, her carer, for activities of daily living.


This webinar will cover safe guarding legislation and how to approach and manage a problem of physical, mental or sexual abuse in vulnerable patients.

Prof Helen Ford - presentation slides

Dr Heather Wilson, Noreen Barker & Rachel Morrison - presentation slides

CPD accreditation

'Domestic violence: What is really going on?' has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 1 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s). Full conditions of approval are listed in our guidelines.

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