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RCOG announcement: Letter from Department of Health on FGM

News 15 July 2015

The public health minister Jane Ellison MP sent a letter on 10 July to the NHS calling healthcare professionals to remain vigilant during the ‘cutting season’, the school holidays when young girls are taken abroad for FGM. Included in her letter are links to the FGM e-learning training programme for clinicians and guidance on safeguarding.