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The Sexual Assault Referral Centre for the Merseyside Area
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What help is there?

If you have been recently sexually assaulted - with or without reporting to the police

  • Forensic medical examination
  • Emergency contraception
  • PEPSE* if appropriate
  • Advice on screening for sexually transmitted Infections
  • Hepatitis 'B' vaccination
  • Referral to an Independent Sexual Violence Adviser and other appropriate support services
  • Informal discussion with a specially trained police officer (if requested)
  • Translation services if English is not your first language

* A course of treatment to help prevent the onset of HIV in those who are at risk (this must be administered within 72 hours of an assault)

If you were sexually assaulted weeks, months or even years ago - with or without reporting to the police

  • Referral to an Independent Sexual Violence Advisor and other appropriate support services
  • Advice on Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Informal discussion with a specially trained police officer if requested
  • Translation services if English is not your first language
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