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Download this file (transreview.pdf)Gender Identity Services Review Presentation from Trans Health Matters 2014[Archive copy hosted by UK Trans Info]

Brief Summary

On 1st May 2014 the Trans Health Matters conference was held in Birmingham. As part of the conference a session was run by NHS England with a number of presentations about the review of Gender Identity Services. This document is the compilation of those presentations.

Includes the following presentations:

  • Introduction to the Gender Identity Services (GIS) Review Presentation
  • GIS Review - Public Engagement
  • GIS Review - What does the data say?
  • Specialised GIS Interventions - Clinicial Reference Group (CRG) initial recommendations for content, access and eligibility
  • A summary of SGIS CRG policy, strategy and initial draft recommendations to NHS England

The CRG recommendations include the following topics:

  • Specialised psychological therapies
  • Gamete storage
  • Endocrine therapy
  • Voice and communication therapy
  • Phonosurgery
  • Facial epilation
  • Donor site epilation
  • Bilateral partial mastectomy and masculinising chest reconstruction
  • Genital reconstruction (reassignment) surgery
  • Hysterectomy and BSO
  • Augmentation mammoplasty
  • Bilateral orchidectomy
  • Thyroid chondroplasty
  • Feminising rhinoplasty

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