The hospital’s Iris clinic provides care and support for women who are experiencing problems as a result of female genital cutting (FGC). The clinic provides an environment where women are invited to discuss their health needs in a sensitive and non-judgmental environment.
This specialist service is staffed by an all-female team, who understand the sensitivity and complexity of issues relating to FGC. Translation is available on request and all is confidential and private.
What we offer
- all female team
- interpreting service
- psychological/social support
- deinfibulation (reversal)
- general gynaecology advice
- contraception advice
- sexual health advice
Miss Frances Evans – Consultant gynaecologist
Schahrazed.Rouabh - FGM lead Obstetrician
Grace Aidoo – Specialist midwife
Josephine Harrison – Psychologist
Clinics are held in the women’s outpatients department in the hospital’s maternity unit.
How to refer to the Iris clinic
Women can self-refer to the Iris clinic. Please contact our specialist team by email or telephone as shown below:
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
By telephone: 07776 997893