Other information and resources that professionals may find useful:
HM Government Forced Marriage information, including:
Newham's Female Genital Mutilation Protocol
As part of the effective coordinated partnership response to female genital mutilation (FGM), Newham Council has developed an FGM Protocol for professionals working across the borough.
HM Government FGM reporting procedural information:
The Home Office has a free FGM e-learning course that includes information on the changes to the law introduced through the Serious Crime Act 2015, updated prevalence data, the NHS England enhanced dataset, and new guidance for UK Visas and Immigration.
Section 26 of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 (the Act) places a duty on certain bodies (“specified authorities” listed in Schedule 6 to the Act), in the exercise of their functions, to have “due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism”. This guidance is issued under section 29 of the Act. The act states that the authorities subject to the provisions must have regard to this guidance when carrying out the duty.
HM Government guidance for health staff:
Guidance: Alzheimer's Society
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