Tavistock and Portman to take responsibility for gender identity services at Charing Cross

From April 2017, the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust will be the providers for the Charing Cross West London Gender Identity Clinic for one year on an interim basis. The service moves from West London Mental Health Trust which served notice on their contract for the services earlier this ...

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Charing Cross GRS Waiting Lists - 2015

December

Updated information about the waiting lists for genital surgery at Charing Cross have been published. Please note that this is statistics for the surgical team at Charing Cross, regardless of which GIC the patient has been referred from. Also it is not currently possible to get information about waiting ...

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New Surgeon at Charing Cross Hospital

Published - 2015-12-08

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (who provide vaginoplasty, vulvoplasty and related GRS at Charing Cross hospital) have confirmed a new surgeon, Roland Moorley, will begin seeing patients later this month. They have also confirmed that they will shortly be transferring additional patients to Parkside Hospital. These changes are ...

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Charing Cross surgery figures for August 2015

Published: August 2015

We will update our FAQs monthly in order to provide you with the most up-to-date information about our gender reassignment service and its performance.

As of the end of July 2015:

  • There are 377 people on our waiting list.
  • 17 people have been approved for their operation ...
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Frequently asked questions

Published: August 2015

We will update our FAQs monthly in order to provide you with the most up-to-date information about our gender reassignment service and its performance.

As of the end of July 2015:

There are 377 people on our waiting list.

  • 17 people have been approved for their operation ...
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Frequently asked questions at Charing Cross GIC

Do I have to dress/act a certain way?

No. Everyone is different. Dress and act as you feel most comfortable. This is a safe space and anything that people generally wear in public is fine.

Does it cost anything?

No. As an NHS clinic we are free to patients ...

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General Trans FAQ’s at Charing Cross GIC

Does being transgendered mean I’m mentally ill?

No. Transsexualism and Gender Identity Disorder are listed in psychiatric manuals because of the distress the unresolved condition can cause, which sometimes leads to suicide. This severe distress consequently requires NHS funded interventions aimed at resolving a person’s conflict between their ...

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Becoming Myself: Gender Identity - 1

A radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 12 December 2014. This is a mp3 file of 28MB size.

A revealing series which goes inside the Charing Cross Gender Identity Clinic in Hammersmith, London - the largest and oldest in the world - to explore the condition of gender dysphoria. This ...

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WLMHT Gender Identity Clinic (Gic) Myths

The WLMHT ('Charing Cross') Gender Identity Clinic has existed in one form or another since the early 1960s, and clinical practice is constantly evolving. It is perhaps inevitable that, in that time, a number of false beliefs and misconceptions have arisen.

Not all these beliefs are 'myths' in the sense ...

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