FGM duty

A new mandatory duty to report female genital mutilation (FGM) cases to the police came into effect in England and Wales on 31 October 2015. It applies to all registered healthcare professionals.

For further guidance download:

Mandatory Reporting of Female Genital Mutilation – Procedural Information – Download

FGM Fact Sheet – Download

FGM Pathway Plan – Download

Multi-Agency FGM Guidelines – Download

London FGM Procedures – Download

National FGM Poster – Download

National FGM Leaflet – Download

FGM Resource Pack:
The FGM resource pack has lots of excellent case studies and resources for sector specific professionals, leaflets to use in different languages. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/female-genital-mutilation-resource-pack/female-genital-mutilation-resource-pack

What to do if you are worried about a child. To discuss concerns or make a referral: