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We should have congestion charges too!

I was fascinated by the international response to my assertion that a child now has a right to bodily integrity and should be protected from injury (Soapbox and Letters).

Informed intelligent debate is useful but a barrage of defensive dogma, albeit expected, is unhelpful in what is essentially a public health and human rights issue.

If anyone wishes dispassionately and objectively to learn more about the matter, is a good website that provides patients with the sympathy and help that they are clearly unlikely to receive in some quarters.

It is run by people who (presumably) have none of the almost congenital prejudice in favour of amputation of the foreskin.

I await the reaction of the GMC.

Dr John Fitton

Kettering, Northants

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