Case Number 3708
Request Date 14/07/2014
Completion Date 13/08/2014

 

Details of the Request

  1. How many patients have undergone Female Genital Mutilation?
     
  2. How many patients have a family history of FGM?
     
  3. How many times has an FGM-related procedure been carried out on a woman?

Please send me the information kept by the Trust as of July 14th 2014.

 

Details of the Response

1 - How many patients have undergone Female Genital Mutilation?

Between 01 January 2014 – 14 July 2014 the Trust identified 3 cases of FGM: all were over the age of 18 years. Since April 2014, we introduced the perinatal institute pregnancy and birth notes which includes a risk assessment and documentation for female circumcision.

Earlier data is available in the response to FOI Request 3257.

 

2 - How many patients have a family history of FGM?

The Trust does not hold this data.

 

3 - How many times has an FGM-related procedure been carried out on a woman?

The Trust have not had any notification of FMG being undertaken, only the 3 identified cases above since 01 January 2014.