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Category: News and Updates

Empower | Inform | Support

The NHS Gender Dysphoria National Referral Support Services (GDNRSS)

When you and your clinical team agree you are ready for surgery, the GDNRSS will process your referral to your chosen surgical provider. They have a Single Point of Access support line that you can call for information about your referral, the status of your chosen provider and practical information such as travel and parking…
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Pride Cymru – Trans Healthcare Q&A with Dr Sophie Quinney

Pride Cymru teamed up with trans ally Dr Sophie Quinney to raise awareness of health services dedicated to the support of trans people and to break down the stigma. For many trans people, accessing healthcare can be challenging – only going to the GP for advice can be very scary. There remains little support and…
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Update from the Welsh Gender Service

Since our last update, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB) has been continuing the fight against COVID-19 but at the same time, we have been innovating to mitigate and reduce the impact the pandemic had, and will have, on services. We appreciate that this has been a difficult time for staff and patients and…
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We’re Hiring

Join the XIST team at Umbrella Cymru. Umbrella Cymru are recruiting a new Peer Support Worker to support people accessing welsh gender services. For full information about the role and how to apply, click the button below and head to Umbrella Cymru’s website.

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Want to stay up to date with information about XIST and the Welsh Gender Service? Great! Join our electronic mailing list today and we’ll send the updates directly to your inbox when there’s news to share. It’s quick and simple to join, just click the button below and fill in your details. We’ll take care…
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Update from the Welsh Gender Service

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB) has been working on the fight against COVID-19 and unfortunately some of our services and clinics had to be put on hold to protect patients and redeploy staff to alternative areas. We appreciate that this has been a difficult time for staff and patients and our aim is…
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We’re LIVE!

Introducing our new Live Chat feature We’ve just launched a brand new live chat feature on both of our main websites (www.gender.wales and www.umbrellacymru.co.uk). You can now find our new button at the bottom right-hand corner of your screen, which gets you chatting with one of the team directly and quickly. This new feature is part of…
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New ways to get in touch…

Since the Covid-19 pandemic hit, things have been very busy for all of us. We hope that everyone is safe and well and we want you all to know that we’re here for you if you if you want to talk to us about anything. At Umbrella Cymru, we’ve been working tirelessly to revamp all…
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Tweet…Twooo

We’ve launched our new Twitter account to keep you up to date with developments. You can tweet us using our new handle @WGS_XIST or click the button below to follow us for useful information and updates on the service.

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