NHS attended to 9,000 FGM cases in England last year, report reveals – The Guardian

More than 9,000 attendances to NHS services in England last year involved the identification or treatment of female genital mutilation, a report has revealed.

The data, released by NHS Digital and covering the period from April 2016 to March 2017, includes figures from both NHS trusts and GP practices.

The findings show that in the last year there were 9,179 attendances in which FGM was either identified, treatment was given, or a woman with FGM had given birth to a baby girl.

Read more here: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jul/05/nhs-attended-to-9000-fgm-cases-in-england-last-year-report-reveals

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