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Hospitals in Worcestershire have dealt with fewer than 10 cases of female genital mutilation since April last year.

Rules requiring hospital trusts to report every case of the illegal practice they have seen have been in place since April 2014, with the most recent statistics showing 558 were reported in England in December 2014 alone.

But Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust accounts for fewer than ten of these.


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