REMEDY : BNSSG referral pathways

Female Cosmetic Surgery

Checked: 28-08-2018 by vicky.ryan Next Review: 27-08-2019

Funding Approval Required

Labiaplasty is not routinely funded by NHS BNSSG CCG.  Please visit the BNSSG CCG’s INNF Webpage for more information regarding this policy.

Clinical Guidance

St Michael's Hospital is experiencing an increase in the number of referrals for assessment for cosmetic genital surgery leading to unnecessary outpatient attendances.  In response, the team at St Michaels have developed a leaflet which can be used by GPs alongside verbal reassurance to try and dispel misguided assumptions about vulval appearance. Female genital appearance: what is normal?