Service specification: Gender Identity Services for Adults (Non-Surgical Interventions) – NHS England

This service specification covers the provision of non-surgical Gender Identity Services for adults that are prescribed as specialised services. This document should be read in conjunction with NHS England’s service specification for Gender Identity Services for Adults (Surgical Interventions).

Service specification: Gender Identity Services for Adults (Surgical Interventions) – NHS England

This service specification covers the provision of surgical interventions for individuals on the NHS pathway of care for the treatment of gender dysphoria. This service specification should be read in conjunction with NHS England’s service specification for Gender Identity Services

The role of the GP in caring for gender-questioning and transgender patients – Royal College of General Practitioners

Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) paper that provides an overview of the key issues facing gender-questioning and transgender patients, general practice and the broader health system. It establishes the RCGP’s position on the role of a GP in providing

Dress codes and sex discrimination: what you need to know – Government Equalities Office

Guidance written following a recommendation from the Parliamentary Women and Equalities Select Committee and the Petitions Committee. It sets out how the law might apply in cases of sex discrimination where an employer requires female staff to wear, for instance,

Transgender awareness in child and family social work education – National Institute of Economic and Social Research

This research provides evidence on: transgender awareness in social work education and training transgender awareness amongst child and family social workers transgender people’s experiences of child and family social work in England

Safe to be me: Meeting the needs of older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people using health and social care services: A resource pack for professionals – Age UK

A resource guide from Age UK, which offers practical advice on providing the kind of service in which older lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) people can feel safe to be themselves.

Fair care for trans patients: An RCN guide for nursing and health care professionals: 2nd ed. – Royal College of Nursing

The RCN recognises that trans people frequently experience prejudice and discrimination. The nursing community can, through its professional actions and interests, work to eliminate this at both an individual and a societal level in partnership with a range of organisations,

Transgender Prisoners: (Briefing paper CBP-7420) – House of Commons Library

The Government has recently published new guidelines on the treatment of transgender prisoners in England and Wales. This note looks at these, and at the position in Scotland and Northern Ireland.