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Safeguarding girls at risk of female genital mutilation

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Following recent media coverage, the Chief Medical Officer and the Director of Nursing have asked all health care professionals to familiarise…

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Following recent media coverage, the Chief Medical Officer and the Director of Nursing have asked all health care professionals to familiarise themselves with the actions they need to take where they have reason to believe that a girl has undergone, or is at risk of, Female Genital Mutilation.

Read the letter on Safeguarding girls at risk of female genital mutilation 

Published 25 May 2012