Dr. Rosie Riley is a Junior Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine and NHS Clinical Entrepreneur based in London.
She is the Founder and CEO of VITA Training which delivers “bespoke, evidence-based training packages designed to equip healthcare professionals to identify, support and refer potential victims of modern-day slavery, whilst acting safely and appropriately during a consultation.”
Stuff we chatted about
02:16 – What is human trafficking?
05:39 – Categories of human trafficking
11:14 – “Trafficking” is a misleading term
13:49 – Why so prevalent in the UK?
15:39 – Modern Slavery Act
18:04 – Human trafficking statistics in UK/abroad (adults and children)
20:53 – Why is this issue personal to Rosie?
Channel 4 “Unreported World” documentary on the Nepalese orphanage Rosie volunteered
26:31 – Steps taken towards forming VITA
29:30 – Overview of what the training covers
31:19 – VITA’s recent achievements
34:09 – Real-life example of a potential victim presenting to healthcare services
41:08 – Has she had any help building VITA?
43:22 – Where will VITA be in five years? Should it be mandatory for all frontline healthcare clinicians in the UK?
46:34 – We are ALL implicated
Not Thrupkew’s excellent TED talk
49:27 – What can the individual do about it?
52:26 – How to get in contact with Rosie
Want more from Rosie?
@VITA_Training on twitter
@trainingVITA on facebook
Recommended film – Nefarious: Merchant of Souls
Until next time.