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.
Document: NHS funding processes and waiting times for adult service-users (PDF, 124KB)
A guide to trans service users’ rights
This publication explains your rights as a trans person when you access services in the NHS. It includes relevant law, regulations and good practice guidance relating to your care. It explains funding processes and waiting times, how to appeal against funding decisions and how to make appeals or complaints if you need to. It also suggests ways in which you can have a voice in your healthcare system.
Document: A guide to trans service users’ rights (PDF, 731KB)
A guide to hormone therapy for trans people
This publication available in booklet form has been produced by a team thatincludes doctors and trans people to help you understand and answer some of your questions about hormone treatment for trans people.
This publication gives trans men (female to male individuals) and trans women (male to female individuals) straightforward information about the benefits of hormone therapy and the risks and side effects. Every individual is different, and guidance about hormone therapy should always be used flexibly in response to individual needs.
If you are thinking about starting hormone therapy, you may find it helpful to share the information in this booklet with a spouse or partner or other family members.
Document: A guide to hormone therapy for trans people (PDF, 185KB)