Equally Safe: legislation to improve forensic medical services for victims of rape & sexual assault – closes 8 May

This consultation explores how legislation might improve forensic medical services for victims of rape and sexual assault.  It addresses recommendations made by the Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMICS) to strengthen the delivery of healthcare and forensic medical services and seeks views from health and justice organisations, medical professionals, the third sector and survivors.

The consultation includes a chapter on ‘safeguarding respect for victims’ human rights’.

You can read more about the consultation here.