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Conference 2023


#UKAFNPConf23 | Seeing the unseen

Friday, 8th September 2023

The UK Association of Forensic Nurses and Paramedics proudly releases tickets for our 2023 conference, ‘Seeing the Unseen’. Uncover the hidden world of domestic abuse, violence, and coercive control. This vital event is designed for healthcare professionals working in forensic healthcare, such as nurses, paramedics and midwives in police custody and sexual assault referral centres. However, we warmly welcome and encourage the participation of all healthcare professionals interested in this crucial topic.

As a healthcare professional, you are critical in identifying and responding to domestic abuse, violence, and coercive control. ‘Seeing the Unseen’ aims to enhance your professional curiosity, equipping you with the tools and knowledge to recognise the subtle signs of abuse and coercive control that often go unnoticed.

By attending this conference, you will:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of domestic abuse, violence, and coercive control, including the latest research and emerging trends.
  • Learn to identify the often-overlooked indicators of abuse and coercive control in patients, allowing you to offer timely intervention and support.
  • Explore best practices for responding to and documenting cases of domestic abuse, violence, and coercive control, ensuring appropriate care and referral for affected patients.
  • Network with like-minded healthcare professionals, sharing experiences and insights to enhance your practice.
  • Hear from expert speakers, including survivors and professionals in the field of forensic healthcare.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to become a champion for the unseen victims of domestic abuse, violence, and coercive control. Your expertise and dedication can make a tangible difference in the lives of countless individuals suffering in silence.

Join us at ‘Seeing the Unseen’ and participate in the movement to create a safer, more supportive environment for those affected by domestic abuse, violence, and coercive control. Secure your ticket today and take the first step towards transforming your practice and making a lasting impact on your patients’ lives.

UK Association of Forensic Nurses and Paramedics members receive a discounted conference ticket of £60, compared to £90 for non-members. 

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Sponsorship opportunities

As we prepare for our much-anticipated annual conference, we are delighted to share that we have a range of sponsorship opportunities available for businesses and organisations interested in supporting our event and connecting with our diverse community of forensic nurses, paramedics and midwives.

By sponsoring, you will not only support the continued growth and development of the forensic healthcare community in the UK but also have the opportunity to showcase your products, services, and commitment to the field.

To learn more about these sponsorship opportunities or to discuss a tailored package that suits your needs, please contact us at We would be more than happy to assist you in finding the perfect fit for your company.