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FGC – the Iris clinic

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FGC – the Iris clinic

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 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
Key staff

Miss Frances Evans – Consultant gynaecologist

Amina Ibrahim – Specialist midwife

Josephine Harrison – Psychologist

Location

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 at North Middlesex University

Hospital.  Please contact our specialist team by email or telephone as shown below:

Contact us

By email: northmid.irisclinic@nhs.net 

By telephone: 07776 997893

To cancel or change an appointment 
email northmid.centralappointments@nhs.net
or alternatively ring our call centre 020 8887 3663 /3664 (Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm)

Page last updated April 2016