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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Government to review 2004 Gender Recognition Act

Legal processes for registering a change of gender are to be overhauled to make them less distressing for transgender people.

The move is part of a package of reforms unveiled by the equalities minister, Nicky ...

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Trans people attack UK government's trans 'equality' report

'Trans people deserve action, not more words.'

Many trans people have reacted in anger to the UK government’s trans equality report released today (7 July).

The new package, which includes a review of the Gender Recognition Act, says very little of note.

Nicky Morgan, the Women and Equalities Minister ...

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Government Trans Equality Report; Much to Cheer But Timid in Parts

Sarah Brown's Blog, UK
Posted on 14 January, 2016

This morning, the government’s Women and Equalities Committee released its first report on transgender equality, detailing its recommendations. They fall into a few broad areas:

  • Reform of the 2004 Gender Recognition Act
  • Reform of the 2010 Equality Act
  • Reform ...
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Primary Care responsibilities in relation to the prescribing and monitoring of hormone therapy for patients undergoing or having undergone Gender dysphoria treatments

Originally Published - 2014-03-26

This NHS Specialised Services Circular is intended to provide clarity to GPs on the roles and responsibilities of specialist providers within the gender dysphoria care pathway, and to encourage collaboration between GPs and specialists in the delivery of care for trans and gender-variant people.

This may be ...

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Focus on transgender equality highlights poor experience of trans people in daily lives

Information from Will Huxter, NHS England.

The Chair of the NHS England Gender Identity Task and Finish Group reflects on a new top-level report on transgender issues:

Welcome to my latest blog on gender identity services.

I want to say something about the report of the Women and Equalities Select ...

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A review of access to NHS gender reassignment services - (England only)

Updated version – November 2011

Introduction

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (the Commission) has prepared this review in response to concerns expressed by trans advocacy groups and individuals that they experience particular difficulties accessing NHS gender reassignment services. The NHS is subject to the public sector equality duty and to ...

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