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COVID PASS MEDICAL EXEMPTIONS - there are only very limited medical reasons why a patient cannot have the covid vaccination and only these patients will be eligible for a medical exemption pass.  You MUST contact 119 to ask for an application form. You're GP practice does have access to the form. If you are eligible, the 119 service will send you a form. For more information - please go to https://www.gov.uk/guidance/covid-19-medical-exemptions-proving-you-are-unable-to-get-vaccinated

Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation

Female genital mutilation (FGM) or "cutting" is illegal in the UK. It is also illegal to arrange for a child to be taken abroad for FGM. If caught, offenders face a large fine and a prison sentence.

If you are a victim of FGM or are worried about someone who is at risk of FGM or has had FGM, you must share this information with social care or the police. It is then their responsibility to investigate and protect any girls or women involved.

Please click on the below link for more information from NHS Choices:

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/female-genital-mutilation/Pages/Introduction.aspx

Please find attached a poster from the NSPCC regarding FGM:

NSPCC FGM Poster



 
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