About this event

  • Date and time Sat 22 Jan 2022 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Clinical Forensic and Legal Medicine, British Academy of Forensic Sciences (BAFS)

This event aims to examine the essential aspects of an acute presentation of female genitalia mutilation (FGM) in a child and the criminal investigation, whilst ensuring the welfare of the child remains paramount. 

In this session, key speakers will cover the clinical aspects of the child's presentation, assessment and clinical care, safeguarding the child, along with aspects of the police investigation and evidence gathering. It will also cover the case building, charging decision and prosecution. 

During this session, you will:

  • Understand the acute presentation and care of a child following FGM 
  • Appreciate the multi-disciplinary approach to and complexity of investigation, case-building and prosecution 
  • Hear about the importance of the de-brief and learning from such a case 
  • Describe the importance of safeguarding the child

This annual event is a joint meeting run in conjunction with the British Academy of Forensic Sciences (BAFS).

We hope you can join us in person at the RSM for this event, tickets are available to purchase here.

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Tickets

Standard pricing available until 22 January 2022.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£36.00 £27.00 £27.00 £27.00 £18.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Non Healthcare Professional Trainee BAFS Member Student BAFS Student
£66.00 £50.00 £50.00 £50.00 £36.00 £33.00 £18.00

Location

Online

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this live stream are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Registration for this live stream will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the live stream link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

This live stream will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the session takes place. 

This live stream will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

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