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Virginity testing/hymen inspections

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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

FOI HHFT, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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FOI HHFT, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Ms Hubble,

Please find attached a formal response to your recent Freedom of Information request.

Kind regards,

Freedom of Information Officer
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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