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 must report it to the Police under the Mandatory Duty using the 101 non-emergency number.

Resources

FGM- It’s Your Job to ask

An animation to remind nurses and health care professionals that is their role to speak to women who could be at risk from FGM, in order to offer support and direct them to specialist services. Commissioned by 2015/16’s Mary Seacole Awardee, the film aims to spread awareness of FGM and offer advice on how and what questions to ask.