Individual Funding Requests



The following or not routinely commissioned or only commissioned in certain circumstances

  • Vaginoplasty

Non-reconstructive vaginoplasty or “vaginal rejuvenation” used to restore vaginal tone and appearance is not routinely commissioned

  • Hymenorrhaphy

Hymenorrhaphy, or hymen reconstruction surgery, is a cosmetic procedure and is not routinely commissioned


  • Labiaplasty

Surgery to alter appearance of labia for cosmetic purposesis not routinely commissioned
Please note this doesn’t include labial tears that are sustained during injury or childbirth

  • Reversal of Female Sterilisation

       Reversal of female sterilisation is not routinely commissioned


  • Elective Caesarean Section for Non-Clinical Reasons

    Elective caesarean section will only be commissioned where there has been a discussion between the clinician and the woman with informed consent gained that the benefits for that woman outweigh risks.


For policies and application forms, please see: Funding Requests

Date reviewed
                    December 2020

Next review due                 December 2021

Author                                Dr S Burns GP

Contributors                      Lisa Verity Consultant Gynaecologist                            


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