Be sensitive and non-judgemental
There’s always more to learn in a nursing career, says specialist midwife for FGM Juliet Albert
Juliet Albert is female genital mutilation (FGM) lead at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London and head of community engagement at the National FGM Centre, run by Barnardo’s with the Local Government Association. After campaigning for four years for FGM services for pregnant women, in 2007 she set up a clinic at Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital in London and a community-based clinic for non-pregnant women. She has a master’s degree in advanced practice midwifery and has worked as a project manager for the Department of Health’s FGM Prevention Programme.
Nursing Standard. 32, 3, 39-39. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.3.39.s44
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