Welcome to the 17th edition of “IRISi News”, where we look back on the exciting developments that unfolded from September to December 2023!
In this edition, we explore the impactful moments of the recent IRISi Network Day 2023, where advocate educators and clinical leads united for a day of collaboration. Explore the dynamic presentations, insightful discussions and Professor Monckton Smith’s and Dr Alison Gregory’s memorable talks.
Turn to page 02 and join us in commemorating the 75th anniversary of the NHS during the past 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Immerse yourself in our campaign spotlighting the NHS’s pivotal role in women’s health, rights and safety, featuring 16 impactful topics. Don’t miss our informative infographic summarising these key discussions.
On the same page, discover the expansion of the IRIS programme across Sefton, Halton and Herefordshire, as we collaborated with local Domestic Abuse specialist organisations to make a positive impact in these regions. Learn about the ADViSE Programme’s spotlight by the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, providing insights into its effectiveness in addressing domestic violence within sexual health clinics.
Page 03 introduces Mariah Kelly, our newest IRISi Board Member, dedicated to advancing gender equality and health equity. Finally, explore how IRISi and Women’s Aid actively navigated past changes to medical record access, collaborating with the NHSE Safeguarding Reference Group to ensure the well-being of domestic abuse survivors and healthcare professionals.
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With warm wishes from all of us at IRISi.