If you are informed by a girl under 18 that an act of FGM has been carried out on her; or observe physical signs which appear to show that an act of FGM has been carried out on a girl under 18. Regulated professionals in England & Wales must report it to the Police under the Mandatory Duty using the 101 non-emergency number.

News

FGM; how healthcare professionals from affected communities are supported

Astrid Fairclough, an NHS programme director from Swanage, Dorset, travelled to Kenya, Egypt, Sierra Leone and Australia to learn how the End FGM projects are being sustained and embedded, especially considered how health professionals involved in the work are being supported to do this. She will share her findings with healthcare leaders and others involved in leading the End FGM work in the UK.

Find out more:

https://www.wcmt.org.uk/fellows/reports/fgm-how-healthcare-professionals-affected-communities-are-supported