If you SUSPECT that a child may be at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) or a child discloses that she has undergone FGM.  Regulated professionals must report it to the Police under the Mandatory Duty using the 101 non-emergency number


22nd July 2019

Law Commission proposed reforms to surrogacy law (UK)

The Law Commission is consulting on the law around surrogacy, which will effect all nations of the UK. In particular, they want to create a new pathway to legal parenthood in surrogacy, which will allow intended parents to be legal parents from birth. They are...

12th June 2019

Doctors and nurses required to report FGM to police

From 31 October, healthcare professionals must alert the police if they treat a girl under 18 who has had female genital mutilation (FGM). https://www.gov.uk/government/news/doctors-and-nurses-required-to-report-fgm-to-police