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Publications related to female genital mutilation

  • 19 Dec 2016

    Female genital mutilation: RCN travel health services pathway

    Publication Code : 005 784

    This travel health services pathway has been produced as a quick reference tool to help care for girls and women who may be at risk of, or have been, abused through FGM.

  • 19 Dec 2016

    Female genital mutilation: RCN guidance for sexual health care

    Publication Code : 005 785 ISBN : 978-1-910672-78-5

    This publication acts as a supplement to Female Genital Mutilation: An RCN Resource for Nursing and Midwifery Practice (2016) and focuses on professionals working in sexual health services such as sexual health clinics, genitourinary medicine clinics and children’s services.

  • 19 Dec 2016

    Female genital mutilation: RCN sexual health care pathway

    Publication Code : 005 786

    This sexual health care pathway has been produced as a quick reference tool and is intended to guide the development of local services when caring for girls and women who may be at risk of, or have been, abused through FGM.

  • 19 Dec 2016

    Female genital mutilation: RCN guidance for travel health services

    Publication Code : 005 783 ISBN : 978-1-910672-76-1

    This publication acts as a supplement to Female Genital Mutilation: An RCN Resource for Nursing and Midwifery Practice (2016) and focuses on professionals working in travel health services. Travel health organisations, clinics and health care professionals (HCPs) will find it useful as it highlights how important it is for processes within travel health settings to be reviewed to ensure services provide an effective safeguarding process around FGM.

  • 22 Apr 2016

    Female genital mutilation

    Publication Code : 005447

    FGM is child abuse and the practice is illegal in the UK. The hidden nature of the crime raises serious issues and concerns in relation to the safeguarding of girls and young women. This updated publication aims to raise awareness among nurses, midwives and related health care personnel about FGM, and to provide insight and understanding of the socio-cultural, legal and health issues surrounding the practice. This edition is supported by NHS England.

  • 11 Nov 2013

    Tackling FGM in the UK

    Publication Code : 004531

    Joint report from the Intercollegiate Group and its partners setting out nine recommendations aimed at health and social care professionals who are key to bringing about the changes needed in the UK to help eradicate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).