Resources

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Open PDFWomen's Health Service Brochure  (1.2mb)

To support shared decision-making, a guide has been developed for all services within the Women’s and Children’s Health Network. To learn more, and to access a question builder to help prepare for medical appointments, click here.

Strangulation Resources

Strangulation is an under-reported form of assault and people may not disclose that they have been strangled.

It is a term that is not always widely understood and people may tell their clinician, doctor or nurse instead that they have been choked. When asking about a history of strangulation, it is important to ask about any form of pressure applied to the neck.

Strangulation is commonly seen as an intimate partner assault. An intimate partner is a person with whom you have has a close personal or sexual relationship.

Yarrow Place has developed a strangulation assessment resource for clinicians and health professionals, about the care and management of women who have experienced strangulation, as well as a range of resources for consumers.

Clinician resources

Open PDFStrangulation: assessment following non-fatal strangulation  (180kb)

Open PDFHas your client been strangled? – Pamphlet for service providers  (168kb)

Consumer resources

Open PDFStrangulation pamphlet – English  (489kb)

Open PDFStrangulation pamphlet – Arabic  (950kb)

Open PDFStrangulation pamphlet – Nepali  (937kb)

Open PDFStrangulation pamphlet – Persian  (998kb)

Open PDFStrangulation pamphlet – Swahili  (650kb)

Open PDFStrangulation pamphlet – Tamil  (419kb)

Open PDFStrangulation Z-card  (158kb)