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Professionals

This page is for professionals working with agencies such as police, health and social care, local authorities and the public sector who may wish to refer adults to the SARC or familiarise themselves with our services.

If you would like further information or training from our SARC, please get in touch by calling 03302230099 or emailing us at theglade.sarc@nhs.net (email is monitored from 9 am – 5 pm, Monday to Friday).

Our services

To refer someone to our service, call us on 0330 223 0099 at any time. Our comprehensive range of services includes:

–  24/7/365 acute trauma-informed healthcare and support

–  Immediate over-the-phone support and referrals to specialist services

–  In-person crisis support and healthcare including access to medicine

–  24/7/365 Comprehensive Forensic Medical Examinations

–  Collection and storage of forensic samples

–  Comprehensive Risk Assessments

–  Access to specialist counselling and Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVA) support

–  Onward service referrals and follow-up calls

Medical examinations

Medical examinations are conducted by our highly skilled and compassionate sexual offence examiners.

Depending on when the incident happened, clients may be offered the option to have a forensic medical examination that includes checking for any physical injuries and collecting forensic samples. If an examination is something they are considering, it is best to contact us as soon as possible.

We offer to collect forensic samples even if a client does not want to involve the Police at the time. This gives clients the option to have forensic evidence if they choose to report the incident at a later date. In this instance, all samples will be stored at our SARC for 2 years.

During the examination, the nurse and crisis worker will regularly check in with the client to make sure they are ok and want to continue. Clients are in control and can have a break or stop the examination at any point.

After the examination clients have the option of having a shower at the centre and we provide a care bag which has items such as shampoo and a toothbrush. We also provide clothing to change into if a client’s clothing has been taken as evidence.

After an appointment

After an appointment, professionals and clients can contact us at any time to ask questions or to get further help and support.

With their permission, one of our nurses will call the client six weeks after their appointment to check in and make sure they have been contacted by the referral services recommended for them.

Get in contact
with us

Make a SARC
appointment

Call our 24/7/365 telephone to make an appointment:

0330 223 0099

Professional
Referrals

All referrals from Police and professionals should be made by telephone:

0330 223 0099

Helpful
Resources

Visit our Resources page to find our leaflet and information on other helpful services.