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Tag: HSCIC FGM data

FGM scaremongering

FGM: the reality refuses to live up to the scaremongering

Published 20 June 2016

A new dataset on female genital mutilation (FGM) in the UK, released by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC), created a flurry of media excitement recently.

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HSCIC FGM quarterly data

NHS FGM enhanced dataset: concerns continue

Published 3 December 2015

The Department of Health continues to ignore professional concerns about the Health & Social Care Information Centre’s enhanced dataset as its second data prevalence report on FGM is published. 

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Ethics of collecting FGM data

Is collecting FGM/C patient identifiable data ethical?

Published 23 May 2015

There are no accurate figures for women and girls who’ve undergone FGM/C in Britain or elsewhere.

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