Good Practice in Medical Responses to Recently Reported Rape, Especially Forensic Examinations : A Briefing Paper for the Daphne Strengthening the Linkages Project

April 23, 2003


This short review explores current good practice in medical and forensic responses, both at practice and organisational levels. The first part discusses what is currently known about forensic evidence and forensic practice; the second explores a number of models for service delivery.

Also available in French as: Guide de Bonne Pratique Concernant les Réponses Médicales à Adopter Face aux Cas de Viol Récemment Déclarés, Surtout lors de la Conduite d’Examens Médico-Légaux.

View the report at the Rape Crisis Network Europe website.

Project: Rape: Strengthening the Linkages – Consolidating the European Network Project

  • Authors:
    Liz Kelly, Linda Regan