Initiative details



The A&E Navigators are based in the emergency department at the Northern General Hospital.  They are a support service for people who find themselves in A&E due to violence.

Navigators can provide consistent support that can help with problems that are preventing people from living a safe and positive lifestyle.

The reasons behind violence can be complicated and we know that it can be difficult to break negative cycles once they have begun.  We believe that everyone has the right to a positive, healthy lifestyle and with the right support, everyone can make positive change, if they want to.

The period of hospitalisation aft­er a violent or traumatic incident, where people may be considering lifestyle changes, is when they may be open to receiving support from an A&E Navigator.

The Navigators will help people reach a positive destination and off­er support after they have been discharged from hospital.

A&E Navigators Leaflet

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