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    When the Apple of Your Eye is Rotten at the Core. Book by Domestic Violence Expert Tina Royles

    September 27, 2013

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      My Book “When the Apple of Your Eye is Rotten at the Core” is now available on Amazon in Paperback or Kindle formats. The reason behind me writing this book is to share with you my experiences both professional and personal of what domestic violence is, in its simplest of forms and with all […]

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    World Health Organization issues new guidelines on Intimate-Partner Violence. Domestic Violence Expert Tina Royles

    September 27, 2013

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      While I welcome the importance of a careful approach on speaking to victims of domestic violence; (this report refers to female victims), an area that actually concerns me is the fact that the guidelines apparently:  ‘discourage[s] universal screening, on the basis that it has not produced better outcomes for women. Instead, they ask doctors […]

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    The Guardian highlights the plight of Male Victims of Domestic Violence. Domestic Violence Expert Tina Royles

    September 25, 2013

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    Excellent article by Ally Fogg today (25th Sept 2013) Journalist with The Guardian which raises the awareness of domestic violence regardless of gender, and also touches on the links with disability. He is focusing on around the story of Eddie Kidd the former celebrity and world famous stuntman, who was subjected to violence and abuse […]

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    Domestic Violence Agencies Amending Remit! Domestic Violence Expert Tina Royles

    September 25, 2013

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      I think it is an important step for the council to examine this decision in more depth, to ensure that this is the appropriate and safe thing to do. It is also important to ensure that the provision of the refuges core business is not watered down in lieu of amending their remit in […]

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    Yvette Cooper advocates for a ‘Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence Commissioner’ – Domestic Violence Expert Tina Royles

    September 24, 2013

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      I have recently read an article in The Independent, (see below) where the Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper has announced plans for a womens champion to tackle domestic violence and sexual violence should the Labour Party get back into power. In principle, this on the surface seems like a good idea being put forward […]

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    Pet Fostering Scheme in Essex WILL help victims of domestic violence – Domestic Violence Expert Tina Royles

    September 24, 2013

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      Fantastic news that Colchester in Essex are introducing a Pet Fostering Scheme aimed at helping victims of domestic violence leave their abusive relationships by helping to temporarily re-homed their beloved pets. What this scheme will do is provide a pivotal lifeline for victims of domestic violence – for so long victims of domestic violence […]

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    Andrea Johnson Murder Norfolk DV Report to follow inquest- Domestic Violence Expert Tina Royles

    September 24, 2013

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    The murder of Andrea Johnson in December, shocked the community in Norfolk where she lived, not only that she had been murdered, but also that she had been killed after being shot by her husband; a local councillor.  This was yet another tragic incident that highlights the risk involved when a partner infers they are […]

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    Domestic Violence Victims Targeted Online – Domestic Violence Expert Tina Royles

    September 6, 2013

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       This article http://mg.co.za/article/2013-09-06-00-cyberbullying-is-linked-to-domestic-violence is really important as it highlights an often overlooked dimension in the issue of  how to protect a victim of domestic violence and abuse from the harassment, threats, intimidation and the coercive control through online abuse.  It also discusses how easy it is in this ‘social media’ world most of us […]

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    Domestic Violence Expert Tina Royles – Domestic Violence Referrals on the Rise in Widnes, Cheshire

    September 5, 2013

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      Domestic Violence referrals are on the rise in Halton, Widnes in Cheshire according to a recent article (see link below) As I have mentioned previously a rise in the number of referrals can be attributed to a campaign raising awareness, or due to high profile or celebrity cases in the media as it often […]

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    Tina Royles Domestic Violence Expert -Yvette Cooper’s Domestic Violence comments send some media, campaigners and survivors into a frenzy!

    September 5, 2013

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    Yvette Cooper’s Domestic Violence comments send some media, campaigners and survivors into a frenzy! Since the Shadow Home Secretary’s Comments relating to the drop in referrals of domestic violence cases through to the Crown Prosecution Service the Media, Domestic violence Campaigners and Survivors have gone into a frenzy of reporting this news. One thing that […]

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