Primary care Identification and Referral to Improve Safety of women experiencing domestic violence (IRIS): protocol for a pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial
Alison Gregory, Jean Ramsay, Roxane Agnew-Davies, Kathleen Baird, Angela Devine, Danielle Dunne, Sandra Eldridge, Annie Howell, Medina Johnson, Clare Rutterford, Debbie Sharp, Gene Feder
BMC PUBLIC HEALTH | BIOMED CENTRAL LTD | Published : 2010
This study is funded by the Health Foundation, with service support costs covered by the NHS and is part of a programme of research funded by the National Institute of Health Research. We are grateful to the practitioners taking part in the study, particularly those who have taken on the mantle of 'champion' within the intervention practices. We acknowledge the work of our specialist partner agencies, Next Link and The Nia Project, in the provision of training and support to practices, and in their ongoing advocacy work with the women referred during the trial. Thanks to Richard Smith for his comments on a draft of this paper.