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The NHS has today announced that Dr Hilary Cass OBE, former President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, will lead an independent review into gender identity services for children and young people. The review will be wide-ranging in scope looking into several aspects of gender identity services, with a focus on how […]
The NHS updates nationally commissioned services every few years. In 2016 NHS England put in place a new service specification for gender identity development services for children and young people and committed to conducting a review of this specification and associated policies for 2020. Gender identity development services help to support young people and their […]
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 year on the basis that […]
Health leaders urged to work together to tackle issues faced by transgender and non-binary people across NHS services. NHS England is spearheading a collective drive to improve the experience of transgender and non-binary people when accessing health and care services. The body has called an urgent symposium for 30 June, bringing partners from across the […]
NHS England has today published an Interim Gender Protocol for the purpose of addressing the significant variations in equity of access currently experienced by patients using gender identity services across England. The protocol aims to achieve national consistency in the commissioning of these services, and is the culmination of extensive work to adapt the NHS […]