Virginity testing/hymen inspections
Claire Hubble made this Freedom of Information request to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn, NHS Foundation Trust as part of a batch sent to 262 authorities
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.
Dear Ms Hubble,
Many thanks for your FOI request which is receiving attention.
Legal Services Support Officer
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Monday & Tuesday 0830-1615
Dear Ms Hubble
This Trust does not accept referrals for this reason, so the figures are
nil for each question.
Legal Services Manager
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
Phone: 01553 613521
Email: [email address]
Web : www.qehkl.nhs.uk
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