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.

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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

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