Author: Fiona Mendes / Editor: Yasmin Sultan / Codes: SaC2, SaP2, SeC2, SLO1, SLO7, XC3, XC4Published: 18/11/2021

You review several case notes of patients who have presented to your Emergency Department (ED) as a result of domestic abuse. Approximately 12% of ED attendances are of patients suffering domestic abuse.1

You want to improve the care of these patients and decide to attend the Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARACS), as a senior representative of your ED.

What can you expect and how will attending the MARAC improve their care?