Module 1Female genital mutilation (FGM)
Unit 1Acknowledgements
Unit 2Contents
Unit 3Introduction
Unit 4What is FGM?
Unit 5Historical and cultural context
Unit 6Prevalence
Unit 7Tackling FGM in the UK
Unit 8Effective use of data
Unit 9First conviction for FGM in the UK
Unit 10Launch of e-platform FGM Specialist Network
Unit 11NHS England national FGM support clinics for non-pregnant women
Unit 12Global commitment to end FGM
Unit 13FGM procedures and health effects
Unit 14Types of FGM
Unit 15Health risks and complications
Unit 16A human rights issue
Unit 17Legal aspects
Unit 18Safeguarding now and for future generations
Unit 19Communication
Unit 20Multi-agency working
Unit 21Service provision
Unit 22Health visitors, school and community children’s nurses
Unit 23Community, practice and travel nurses
Unit 24Acute sector nurses
Unit 25Midwives
Unit 26Nursing associates
Unit 27Confidentiality
Unit 28Referral to appropriate agencies
Unit 29Education, raising awareness and conscious engagement to change
Unit 30Professional curiosity and assessing need
Unit 31Knowledge about diversity
Unit 32Antenatal care and reversal of infibulation (deinfibulation)
Unit 33Care in labour
Unit 34Conclusion
Unit 35References and further reading
Module 2Appendices
Unit 1Appendix 1: Map showing the global distribution of FGM
Unit 2Appendix 2: The Bristol story
Unit 3Appendix 3: Overview of the FGM mandatory reporting duty
Unit 4Appendix 4: Tackling FGM in England