Violence Medicine Unit

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 Consultation services  Who can request them ?  
  • A reception and an attentive listening allowing the victims to tell about the violent events they have been confronted with,
  • A clinical examination centered on the violence experienced, allowing for the preparation of forensic documentation (report of assault and battery, photographs of injuries). The report can help the victim to assert her rights,
  • An orientation within the network of institutions and partner associations. 

This consultation is confidential and free.


Any person (from 16 years old) who is a victim of violence

whether they wish to file a complaint or not


Information and appointments

Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, weekends and holidays from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.



  • CHUV: Emergency reception, rue du Bugnon 44, 1011 Lausanne (M2 station CHUV) Lausanne, near the main Casualty entrance (CHUV M2 station) (map).
  • Yverdon-les-Bains Hospital: reception of the main building, rue d'Entremonts 11, 1400 Yverdon-les-Bains (bus 602 stop Hospital or bus 604 stop Centre Thermal)
  • Rennaz Hospital: reception of the "Espace Santé Rennaz", 1847 Rennaz (bus TPC 111, CarPostal 120 from Monthey, VMCV 201 from Vevey stop Rennaz-Hôpital)
  • Nyon Hopsital : reception of the main building, chemin Monastier 10, 1260 Nyon (bus 802 et 803 arrêt Hôpital)


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