NHS Gender Identity Clinics (England)

There are seven adult Gender Identity Clinics (GICs) available in England. Patient’s have the right to choose which of the clinics they are referred to, no matter where they live (Interim NHS England Gender Dysphoria Protocol and Guideline 2013/14).

The clinics are:

  1. Charing Cross Gender Identity Clinic, London
  2. Leeds Gender Identity Clinic, Leeds
  3. Northampton Gender Identity Clinic, Daventry
  4. Northern Region Gender Dysphoria Service, Newcastle, Newcastle
  5. Nottingham Centre for Gender Dysphoria, Nottingham
  6. Porterbrook Clinic Gender Identity Service, Sheffield, Sheffield
  7. The Laurels Gender Identity Clinic, Exeter

There is only one service available at this time for those that are under 17: Tavistock Gender Identity Development Service, London (some satelite clinics run at the Exeter and Leeds clinics).

Further information along with a useful selection of other information around transgender issues can be found on the NHS Choices website.

Charing Cross Gender Identity Clinic, London

West London Mental Health Trust
179 – 183 Fulham Palace Road
London
W6 8QZ

Lead Clinician: Dr James Barrett

Telephone: 020 8483 2801
Website: https://gic.nhs.uk

Leeds Gender Identity Clinic, Leeds

Management Suite
1st floor
Newsam Centre
Seacroft Hospital
York Road
Leeds
LS14 6WB

Lead Clinician: Dr Amal Beaini

Telephone: 0113 855 6346
Fax: 0113 855 6483
Email: gid.lypft@nhs.net
Website: https://www.leedsandyorkpft.nhs.uk/our-services/gender-identity-service/

Northampton Gender Identity Clinic, Daventry

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Denetre Hospital
London Road
Daventry
Northants
NN11 4DY

Lead Clinician: Dr Byran Timmins

Telephone: 01327 707200
Email: genderclinic@nhft.nhs.uk
Website: http://www.genderclinic.northants.nhs.uk/

Northern Region Gender Dysphoria Service, Newcastle

Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Northern Region Gender Dysphoria Service
Benfield House
Walkergate Park
Benfield Road
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE6 4QD

Lead Clinician: Dr Helen Greener

Telephone: 0191 287 6130
Email: NRGDS@ntw.nhs.uk
Website: https://www.ntw.nhs.uk/resource-library/northern-gender-dysphoria-service/

Nottingham National Centre for Gender Dysphoria

3 Oxford Street
Nottingham
NG1 5BH

Lead Clinician: Dr Walter Bouman

Telephone: 0115 876 0160
Website: http://www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/nottingham-centre-for-gender-dysphoria

Porterbrook Clinic Gender Identity Service, Sheffield

Porterbrook Clinic
Michael Carlisle Centre
Nether Edge Hospital
75 Osborne Road
Sheffield
S11 9BF

Lead Clinician: Prof. Kevan Wylie

Telephone 0114 271 6671
Fax: 0114 271 8693
Email: porterbrook@shsc.nhs.uk
Website: http://shsc.nhs.uk/service/gender-identity-service/

The Laurels Gender Identity Clinic, Exeter

The West of England Specialist Gender Identity Clinic
The Laurels
11-15 Dix’s Field
Exeter
EX1 1QA

Lead Clinician: Dr John Dean

Telephone: 01392 677077

Email: dpn-tr.TheLaurels@nhs.net
Website: http://www.devonpartnership.nhs.uk/The-Laurels.372.0.html

The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation

For those who are under the age of 17 there is the Tavistock and Portman Gender Identity Development Service which is based in London but also has a satelite clinic in Leeds.

The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust Service for children and young people with gender identity issues.

GIDS
Tavistock and Portman
NHS Foundation Trust
120 Belsize Lane
London
NW3 5BA

Lead Clinician: Dr Polly Carmichael

Telephone: 020 8938 2030/1
Email: gids@tavi-port.nhs.uk
Website: NHS official page and http://gids.nhs.uk/

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