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Andrew Rowland

Honorary Professor (Paediatrics) and Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Salford

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The time is right to introduce an independent commissioner

Dear editor, We welcome the opportunity to reply to the letter sent in response to our earlier article (Home et al, 2020) and we believe it is important to continue the debate about how to end the...

A review of the law surrounding female genital mutilation protection orders

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a procedure where the female genitalia are altered, injured or removed (World Health Organization [WHO], 2020) without medical indication (Crown Prosecution Service...

Mandatory reporting of female genital mutilation in children in the UK

Female genital mutilation (FGM), also referred to as ‘cutting’ (World Health Organization (WHO), 2018), has become an area of increasing concern in the UK and other developed countries due to...

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