Proposals regarding specialised gender identity services for adults

NHS England proposes to change the process for providing specialised adult gender identity services by:

  • Appointing up to two Gender Identity Clinics to perform the role of a Lead Provider (National Trans Health Unit)
  • Establishing a National Referral Support Centre to assist individuals in their choice of surgical provider

These proposals may be viewed at: Gender Identity Stakeholder Testing June 2018 (PDF, 419KB)

NHS England is seeking comments on these proposals on or before 24 July 2018.

The response form may be viewed at: Stakeholder Testing Response Form_Gender Identity June 2018 (DOCX, 113KB)

GIRES has obtained a wide range of views from its members and others who would be affected by these proposals. They will be discussed at the charity’s annual meeting. Meanwhile, GIRES has submitted a response to NHS England.

GIRES – NHSE – Consultation Response – July 2018 (DOCX, 64KB)