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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

FGM Leaflet

The NSPCC are currently trying to raise awareness of female genital mutilation.

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is the partial or total removal of external female genitalia for non-medical reasons. It's also known as female circumcision, cutting or sunna.

Religious, social or cultural reasons are sometimes given for FGM. However, FGM is child abuse. It's dangerous and a criminal offence.

There are no medical reasons to carry out FGM. It doesn't enhance fertility and it doesn't make childbirth safer. It is used to control female sexuality and can cause severe and long-lasting damage to physical and emotional health.

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/child-abuse-and-neglect/female-genital-mutilation-fgm/

Worried about FGM?

Call the FGM helpline if you're worried a child is at risk of, or has had, FGM. It's free, anonymous and we're here 24/7.

0800 028 3550

or email fgmhelp@nspcc.org.uk

Are you aged 60 – 74 years of age?

If so, you are eligible to participate in the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme whether or not you are symptomatic.

Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK but it is estimated that the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening programme can cut deaths from the disease by 15%.

Bowel Cancer Screening Campaign                         Bowel Cancer the Facts 

Testing kits will be sent in the post but if you haven’t received one you can contact the Helpline on Tel No: 0808 800 4040 (Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm).

Do you have a long-term condition or are you 65 or over?

Healthwatch Bolton pharmacy survey

 

16 - 24 year olds - have you had your Meningitis ACWY vaccine?

Students - benefit from health care services whilst studying

See attached leaflet

Meningitis ACWY

Mental Wellbeing Advice

 

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