ABC News, 3/7/18
A landmark investigation into female medical staff in Australia has found nearly half have experienced domestic violence, including one in 10 who had been abused by their partner in the past year alone.
The study, published in the BMC Women’s Health journal, involved 471 doctors, nurses and health professionals in Victoria and is believed to be the first to examine the link between domestic violence and female medical staff.
- Read more of article ‘Nearly half of female healthcare workers have experienced domestic abuse: study’
- Read journal paper (open access) ‘ “It happens to clinicians too”: an Australian prevalence study of intimate partner and family violence against health professionals ‘