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925 newly recorded FGM cases in July to September 2018

Latest figures published by NHS Digital

There were 1,630 individual women and girls who had an attendance where FGM was identified or a procedure related to FGM was undertaken in the period July to September 2018 (the comparative figure in the previous quarter was 1,710). These accounted for 2,025 attendances reported at NHS trusts and GP practices where FGM was identified or a procedure related to FGM was undertaken.

The figures are derived from the latest statistics report produced by NHS Digital.

There were 925 newly recorded women and girls in the period July to September 2018 (the comparative figure was 1,040 in the previous quarter). 'Newly recorded' means this is the first time they have appeared in these data. It does not indicate how recently the FGM was undertaken, nor does it mean that this is the woman or girl's first attendance for FGM.

For the full report, click here.

7/11/18