Disclosure when there is suspected domestic abuse
Dr Gallagher works in to Accident and Emergency. He sees Marlena who has come in with a suspected fractured arm, cracked ribs and bruising around her neck.
Marlena says that the injuries are as a result are the result of a fall down the stairs in her flat. But because of the nature of her injuries, Dr Gallagher is concerned that Marlena may be a victim of domestic violence. He has to decide how to proceed.