Transgender Healthcare Services In The UK Are Broken URGENT Improvements Are Needed
Gender diverse patients, waiting up to four years for a first appointment, are suffering unnecessarily. Clarity is urgently needed on interim healthcare options.
The Women and Equalities Committee inquiry into the provision of LGBT healthcare has now closed (05.10.18) and our thoughts have never been more focused on the future provision of healthcare to gender diverse patients in the UK.
Now is the time for transgender voices to be heard and for their health to be given the same level of importance as every other person in Britain.
The 2016 Women and Equalities Report found that ‘the NHS is letting down trans people, with too much evidence of an approach that can be said to be discriminatory and in breach of the Equality Act.’ Yet, since then, little appears to have changed. Gender dysphoria, if dismissed and ign