The Department of Health have now developed a package of support regarding FGM including:
- Quick guidance – a 2-page summary of the duty including a process flowchart
- Poster – a poster for health organisations to display about the duty
- Training slides – a training presentation organisations can use to help them deliver 10 – 15 minute updates to staff to explain the duty
An information leaflet for patients and their families which professionals can use to help when discussing making a report to the police.
The website for written materials is: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/fgm-mandatory-reporting-in-healthcare
The video can also be found at www.nhs.uk/fgmguidelines
Please access these links and download the materials.
The Department of Health are going to be distributing hard copies around the NHS shortly, but please use this digital versions in the meantime. More materials and updates are also in the pipeline.