Fair care for trans patients

The Royal College of Nursing recognises that trans people frequently experience prejudice and discrimination. This resource is designed to help nurses respond to the needs of their patients and clients who identify as transgender. Initially created in response to an RCN Congress resolution, this guidance has been updated following further ...

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The Transsexual Phenomenon

Looking through the logs I found that several people were looking for "phenomenon" and not finding it. I knew what the true title of the article was "The transsexual phenomenon" by Harry Benjamin published in 1966.

I knew that it used to be here, back when I had a wordpress ...

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Herbal Hormones 2016 Version 1.0

Its finally here, and here are the factoids -

757 hours in the writing, 636 pages, 14 chapters, 1 appendix, 4 indexes, 1 bibliography, 1 glossary, 1597 citations, and still only 3.3 mbs in size!

It has a "README FIRST" chapter giving very basic information about each herb, and links ...

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Clinical Guidance

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Guidance For GPs, Other Clinicians And Health Professionals On The Care Of Gender Variant People

Gender variant people are relatively rarely seen in GP surgeries. Many GPs say that they lack the knowledge to treat those experiencing gender variant conditions and, consequently, they are not confident to do so. The ...

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NHS Funding

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NHS Funding Processes And Waiting Times For Adult Service-Users

This publication will help you understand the processes involved in obtaining funding for treatment for gender variant conditions. It answers the questions that service-users typically ask, and it provides guidance on how to navigate this complex system with minimum delay. Your ...

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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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A Guide To Hormone Therapy For Trans People

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This booklet has been produced by a team that includes doctors and trans people to help you understand and answer some of your questions about hormone treatment for trans people. If you are thinking about starting hormone therapy, you may find it helpful to share the information in this booklet ...

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Endocrine Treatment of Transsexual Persons

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The aim was to formulate practice guidelines for endocrine treatment of transsexual persons by medical practitioners, endocrinologists, surgeons, psychiatrists, and General Practitioners. This is the current version even though it is dated 2009.

First published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, September 2009, 94(9): 3132–3154

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Endocrine Treatment of Transsexual Persons - A Patient’s Guide

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In 1923, the term transsexual was first used to describe persons who felt profound discomfort with their biological sex. Today, medical treatment, sometimes together with surgery, allows transsexual persons to make a male-to-female (MTF) or female-to-male (FTM) transition and to live a gender-appropriate life.

This is the patient guide that ...

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