Marac guidance for GPs

Guidance outlining the role of GPs at Marac and an information request form to help GPs to gather relevant information for the meeting

This guidance aims to clarify the role of GPs in relation to their local Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (Marac) to support patients experiencing domestic abuse.

It explains:

  • high risk domestic abuse and the Marac process
  • how to legally share data with Marac agencies
  • how to safely record the Marac information on GP records
  • how to support your patients during the Marac process

It supports the Marac information request form for GPs.

About the Marac information request form for GPs

The Marac coordinator or health representative should complete Part one of the form, the GP then completes part two.

It also includes:

  • information about the legal grounds for sharing information with the Maracs
  • a summary of Caldicott Principles that justifies sharing information at the Marac.

Please read the guidance if you are using this form for the first time, or if you need background information about the role of GPs at the Marac.

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