|Points of contact||Recommendations for service providers|
Attend training on human trafficking.|
Be aware of identifiers.
Develop safety protocols for patients and staff.
Have awareness of referral pathways.
Create a private space for patient interaction.|
Be non-judgemental and sensitive.
Be aware of issues around confidentiality.
Provide choice regarding the gender and cultural background of interpreter.
|Immediate responses to disclosure||
Ask case relevant questions.|
Gain informed consent.
Follow protocols created for similar populations.
Carry out comprehensive needs assessments.
Provide holistic care addressing health and social care needs.
Employ trauma-focused approaches.
Offer longer appointments.
Offer victims longer contact with services.|
Frequently review victim’s needs, as these will change over time.
Engage in multi-agency working and information sharing.
Recognise the value of adjunctive therapies.
Develop specific service models for victims of trafficking.