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Virginity testing/hymen inspections

Claire Hubble made this Freedom of Information request to NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group as part of a batch sent to 262 authorities

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Dear NHS trusts,

I would like to request the following information under the Freedom Information Act 2000:

I am investigating requests for the inspection of a person's hymen for the purpose of verifying whether they have had sexual intercourse.

1. How many people have received a hymen inspection for this purpose since 2015?
2. How many people have requested to have a hymen inspection for this purpose since 2015?

Please provide the information electronically in a spreadsheet format.

Yours faithfully,
Claire Hubble

FOITEAM (NHS MIDLANDS AND LANCASHIRE COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT), NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Claire,

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Thank you for your request for information received on 4th November 2020, under the provision of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

We will be processing your request on behalf of the following CCGs:

•NHS Morecambe Bay CCG
•NHS Fylde and Wyre CCG
•NHS East Lancashire CCG
•NHS Blackburn with Darwen CCG
•NHS Blackpool CCG
•NHS West Lancashire CCG
•NHS Stoke on Trent CCG
•NHS Cannock Chase CCG
•NHS Stafford and Surround CCG
•NHS South East Staffordshire and Seisdon Peninsula CCG
•NHS North Staffordshire CCG
•NHS East Staffordshire CCG
•NHS Shropshire CCG
•NHS Telford and Wrekin CCG
•NHS Halton CCG
•NHS Warrington CCG
•NHS Herefordshire & Worcestershire CCG

We aim to respond to your request within 20 working days, the latest of which is 2nd December 2020, however, should any delays be anticipated we will contact you in advance to advise you of this.

Please note that during the current pandemic, many of our colleagues have been redeployed to support the wider NHS with their response to the coronavirus outbreak and as a result delays are expected and we kindly ask you to bear with us during this time. Again we will contact you where we are notified of expected delays as soon as possible.

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If you require an update on the progress of your request, please contact the Freedom of Information service, by email [NHS West Lancashire CCG request email] or by telephone on 01782 872648

Yours sincerely

Access to Information Team

(01782) 872648
[NHS West Lancashire CCG request email]

Midlands and Lancashire CSU

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FOITEAM (NHS MIDLANDS AND LANCASHIRE COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT), NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group

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Re: Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

Ref: FOI-1363-WL

Please find attached a response to your freedom of information request sent to NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Yours sincerely

Access to Information Team

Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Information Governance Service
Contact: (01782) 872648
[email address]

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