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NHS Specialist Services

NHS Female Genital Mutilation Risk Indication System (FGM RIS) – The FGM RIS is a national IT system that supports the early intervention and ongoing safeguarding of girls, under the age of eighteen, who are potentially at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM).

NHS FGM Pathway – A pathway to follow if a patient’s presentation prompts the clinician to suspect/consider FGM.

FGM Pocket Guide for Health Care Professionals – An NHS publication summarising FGM for health care professionals.

National FGM Centre Leaflet for Pregnant Women – Information for pregnant women where FGM has been identified in pregnancy.

National FGM Support Clinics – There are various NHS specialist services for FGM. This link provides a list of these services and contact details. Patients can also ask their GP, midwife or any other healthcare professional about services in their area.