Resources for parents

If you’ve decided that you wish to circumcise your son, how do you find a qualified, safe provider?

Take a look at our resources below, which include advice to help you make an informed choice; and a list of providers who have undertaken the Greater Manchester Infant Male Circumcision Quality Assurance Process.

Need more help? Please tell us.

Help and support

You can obtain further information and advice from several organisations:

NHS Advice for parents
British Association of Paediatric Surgeons Advice for parents
Healthwatch If you wish to make a complaint about a poor care experience
General Medical Council If you wish to make a complaint about a doctor

Female genital cutting has no medical benefits and is illegal under the Female Genital Mutilation Act (2003).

Approved providers

The following providers of infant male circumcision in Greater Manchester have been voluntarily assessed against a set of quality standards. Those who meet all of these standards are listed below (this list is updated every year).


Manchester Circumcision Clinic – Thornely Medical Centre

Thornely Street, Hyde, Cheshire, SK14 1JY

Dr Nadeem Ahmed


07376 413483

The AMS Clinic – Cheetham Hill Medical Centre

244 Cheetham Hill Road, Cheetham Hill, Manchester, M8 8AU

Ahmed Akhtar, Shafi Khan, David Mennbhai, Fariha Bukhari


0161 464 4562


Walmersley Road Medical Practice
110 Walmersley Road, Bury, BL9 6DX

Dr Hussain

0161 764 6100

Chequers Health Centre
Rushlake Drive, Bolton, BL1 3RL

Dr Marghoob, Mr Khalil



01204 928850