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Female Genital Mutilation Enhanced Dataset

About this information standard

The FGM Enhanced Dataset requires organisations to record collect and return detailed information about FGM within the patient population, as treated by the NHS in England. This release introduces the Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Enhanced Dataset, which supersedes the FGM Prevalence Dataset (ISB 1610).

This information standard is published under section 250 of the Health and Social Care Act 2012. An Information Standards Notice (see below) provides an overview of scope and implementation timescales, and the Requirements Specification and Implementation Guidance documents provide further detail for those who have to implement the information standard.

Update 24 September 2015: The current release (SCCI2026 Amd 12/2014) was published on 01 April 2015. As part of the HSCIC's implementation monitoring and support, the need for assistance and clarification in a number of areas has been identified by both users and suppliers. The Corrigendum dated 24-Sep-15 (see below) provides this in relation to: implementation dates; use in general practice; exempt clinical settings and clinical terminology codes. A minor change to one data item is also noted.

Update 20 April 2015: The current release (SCCI2026 Amd 12/2014) was published on 01 April 2015.  Since then an error has been identified, in relation to the data item FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION IDENTIFICATION METHOD CODE. The Corrigendum dated 20-Apr-15 (see below) lists the error and the correction; this should be read alongside the Requirements Specification and Implementation Guidance. The corrigendum will be incorporated in the next release of this information standard.

Current release

Release date01/04/2015
Release numberAmd 12/2014
Release titleInitial Standard
Key documents
Supporting documents
Guidance - Issued Sep 15
Further informationHSCIC FGM    

ISB 1610 Female Genital Mutilation Prevalence Dataset

Release titleRetirement
Release date01/04/2015
Retirement date10/04/2015
Key documents
Further informationHSCIC FGM 
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