BSPED “Guidelines for the Management of Gender Identity Disorder (GID) in Adolescents and Children” – A Commentary

BSPED Announcement British Society for Endocrinology and Diabetes (BSPED) has confirmed that its Executive Committee has removed the opening statement “Specific Endocrinological Guidelines approved by the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes” from the Guidelines it published in 2004. BSPED has also removed the Guidelines from the public pages on its website. In their

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BSPED Statement on the management of Gender Identity Disorder (GID) in Children & Adolescents

The British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (BSPED) has published its amended statement on caring for children and adolescents with gender identity disorder. It permits flexibility and deviation from “current practice”, without defining what that is. Nonetheless, the statement opens the way for adolescents who experience profound and persistent gender dysphoria to be offered

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The United Kingdom position on treatment of transsexual youngsters

Update: Announcement by Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust on the 23rd September 2009, suggesting some relaxation of policy. The Guidelines published by the British Society of Paediatric Endocrinolgy and Diabetes (BSPED) have been withdrawn. They did recommend that an adolescent should be left to experience his/her natural hormone environment until: Development of secondary sexual

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Archived Department of Health Booklets

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 GP may also find this information helpful.

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Consensus Report on Symposium in May 2005

Developing Guidelines for Endocrinological Intervention in the Gender Identity Development Treatment of Adolescents Aims The aim of this project is to develop an expert consensus among the clinicians engaged in the treatment of adolescents experiencing gender variance. This should lead to improved guidelines for endocrine intervention in this patient group. Currently there are no agreed

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