As autumn creeps ever closer and the long lazy days of summer begin to feel like a distant memory, we have just the thing to warm your cockles…Some members of our community have shared their favourite holiday snaps. We think they look fabulous and we are immensely proud of what they have achieved. We’d love to make this a regular feature so, if you have a picture you would like to share, email a copy to Aby and we’ll add you to our gallery!
New Podcast: Tara Hewitt In the latest episode of the GGP podcast, Dr Helen and Marianne are joined by Tara Hewitt, co-founder of the Trans Equality Legal Initiative (TELI) – the UK’s first coalition of trans people, human rights lawyers and diversity professionals. Listen to the episode in full
Oxford University Needs You! Oxford University is currently looking to interview fathers/male carers, people from ethnic minority backgrounds and people based in Wales, the South West or East Anglia for a study entitled: Improving the experience of health services for trans and gender diverse youth and their families. If you are interested in getting involved drop us a line
World suicide Prevention Day: Supporting Transgender People On World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10th), Marianne Oakes, our head of counselling, shared some suggestions on how to support someone with suicidal thoughts. Read Here
Securing your supply of HRT and blocking medication Following recent articles in the news about supply of medication following the UK potentially leaving the EU on the 31st October, we wanted to give our patients information and reassurance regarding the steps GenderGP has taken to ensure a continued supply of HRT and blocking medication. Read the article in full here
Guidance for NHS GPs working with transgender patients
Following on from patient reports that they have had challenges accessing support from their GP we issued the following guidance, Read More
My NHS trans journey: September
I would love to start this month’s update by telling you what a sterling job the NHS is doing in regards to my healthcare but, unfortunately, I can't! I was supposed to have a doctor’s appointment in July/August to discuss my ongoing care.
I was expecting to be discharged, as I am not in the process of seeking surgeries at this stage...Read More
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Whether you would like to share your experiences as part of our community or you would like us to visit your trans support group, as part of the GenderGP roadshow – get in touch.