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African Well Woman Clinic

Specialist service for pregnant & non- pregnant women who are experiencing health problems as a result of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). This service is run exclusively by female staff to provide care in a culturally sensitive and non-judgmental environment. You can refer yourself or be referred by your GP or other health care professionals.

The FGM service offers:
• A consultation & procedure clinic at the hospital
• Assessment for pregnant women before childbirth
• Assessment for non-pregnant women
• Choice of local or general anaesthesia
• ‘One Stop’ clinic where patients can be assessed and have the procedure for reversal at the same appointment if they wish
• Counselling
• Advocacy service
• Referral to other services if indicated
• Collection of clinical information to improve knowledge on the effects of FGM.

Details:
Telephone 020 7188 6872 or 07956 542 576
Email comfort.momoh@gstt.nhs.uk
Venue Address Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, 8th Floor - c/o Antenatal Clinic, Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 7EH
Contact Name Comfort Momoh

Updated: 14/03/2016

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