Female genital mutilation: multi-agency practice guidelines

Department of Health. Government of UK. 24 feb 2011

Female genital mutilation: multi-agency practice guidelines

Author: HM Government

New, multi-agency practice guidelines on tackling and preventing female genital mutilation are now published. Awareness among healthcare practitioners across all sectors, but particularly in GP practices, and midwifery, gynaecology, neo-natal and anti-natal services, is crucial to creating the joined-up approach needed to safeguard girls and women from harm; and ensuring those affected receive the physical and mental health care they need

This guideline can be accessed in this LINK