NHS Gender Identity Clinics

England

There are seven adult Gender Identity Clinics (GICs) in England available. 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).

There is only one service available at this time for those that are under 17: Tavistock Gender Identity Development Service, London (some satellite 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.

The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, Gender Identity Clinic, London (formerly Charing Cross)

Gender Identity Clinic for Adults
179 – 183 Fulham Palace Road
London
W6 8QZ

Telephone: 0208 938 7590
Website: https://gic.nhs.uk

Leeds Gender Identity Clinic, Leeds

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

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
Danetre Hospital
London Road
Daventry
Northants
NN11 4DY

Telephone: 01327 708147
Email: genderclinic@nhft.nhs.uk
Website: http://www.nhft.nhs.uk/gic

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

Telephone: 0191 287 6130
Email: NRGDS@ntw.nhs.uk
Website:https://www.cntw.nhs.uk/services/northern-region-gender-dysphoria-service-specialist-service-walkergate-park/

The Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health

The Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health,
12 Broad Street,
Nottingham,
Nottinghamshire,
NG1 3AL

Telephone: 0115 876 0160
Email: not-tr.gender-services@nhs.net
Website: https://www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/nottingham-centre-for-transgender-health

Porterbrook Clinic Gender Identity Service, Sheffield

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

Telephone 0114 271 6671
Fax: 0114 271 8693
Email: porterbrook@shsc.nhs.uk
Website: https://www.shsc.nhs.uk/services/gender-identity-clinic

The Laurels Gender Identity Clinic, Exeter

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

Telephone: 01392 677077
Email: dpn-tr.TheLaurels@nhs.net
Website: https://www.dpt.nhs.uk/our-services/gender-identity

The Tavistock & 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

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

Scotland

National Gender Identity Clinical Network for Scotland

The gender specialist clinics in NHS Scotland are detailed below.  Referrals can be made to these clinics to explore with the service user the options available to them. Please note that Grampian and Edinburgh do not accept self-referral; referrals should be made via GP (or other health professional).

Website: https://www.ngicns.scot.nhs.uk/gender-identity-clinics/

Sandyford Clinic, Glasgow

Adult and Young Peoples Clinic
6 Sandyford Place,
Sauchiehall Street,
Glasgow, G3 7NB

Sandyford accepts GP and self-referrals.

Telephone: 0141 211 8130
Email: sandyford@ggc.scot.nhs.uk
Website: https://www.sandyford.scot/parents-sandyford/secondary/gender-identity/

Lothian Gender Identity Clinic

Chalmers Gender Identity Clinic,
2A Chalmers Street,
Edinburgh, EH3 9ES

GP referrals accepted for service users residing within NHS Lothian, NHS Borders and NHS Fife areas.

Telephone: 0131 536 1570
Website: https://www.lothiansexualhealth.scot/gender-identity-clinic/

Highlands Gender Identity Clinic

Zone 14, Clinic 1
Raigmore Hospital
Old Perth Road,
Inverness IV2 3UJ

Telephone: 01463 888300
Website: http://www.highlandsexualhealth.co.uk/services/gender-identity

Grampian Gender Identity Clinic

Royal Cornhill Hospital,
Cornhill Road,
Aberdeen, AB25 2ZH

GP referrals accepted for service users residing within Grampian NHS Board area.

Telephone:  01224 557651
Email: Grampian.gic@nhs.net

Northern Ireland

Trans, non-binary and intersex people, as well as people questioning their gender, can access support and medical transition healthcare services at any age in Northern Ireland. There are currently two separate NHS services, one for children and adolescents, and one for adults. They are both based in Belfast.
Website: https://belfasttrust.hscni.net/service/brackenburn-clinic/

Brackenburn Clinic (Adult services)

Shimna House,
Knock Bracken Healthcare Park,
Saintfield Road,
Belfast BT8 8BH

Telephone: 028 9063 8854
Email: BrackenburgClinic@belfasttrust.hscni.net

Knowing Our Identity (Children and Adolescents Services)

Beechcroft,
Foster Green Site,
110 Saintfield Road,
Belfast,
BT8 6HD

Telephone: 02890 638000

Wales

Welsh Gender Service Logo

The Wales Gender Team

The Wales Gender Team (WGT) is based at St David’s Hospital in Cardiff with Local Gender Teams (LGT) based in each health board in Wales. They all work together in order to provide gender care focussing on the hormonal, psychological and social aspects of gender.

Welsh Gender Service

St David’s Hospital,
Cowbridge Road East,
Cardiff CF11 9XB

Telephone: 029 2183 6612
Email: Cav.wgs_enquiries@wales.nhs.uk
Website: https://cavuhb.nhs.wales/our-services/welsh-gender-service/

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