“We know the barriers often lie at the crossroads between police and health services. That is why we are working with the Home Office and leaders of the police to look at how we can improve services for the very vulnerable people involved.”
More top news
A 21-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital after being hit by a car in Sheffield just before midnight yesterday.
Engineers are continuing work to restore gas supplies to customers in North Yorkshire who have been left without gas for over 36 hours.
The organisation Basis, which works with women in the Holbeck 'managed area', says it receives around one report of violence per week.