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NHSE Consultation – PSH

Interim Clinical Policy: Puberty suppressing hormones for children and adolescents who have gender incongruence / dysphoria CONSULTATION CLOSES 1 NOVEMBER 2023 NHS England are seeking views on the proposed policy. As children and adolescent gender services are currently commissioned from NHS England, this consultation also applies to Wales. See the information below taken from the…
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WGS Newsletter: Summer Edition

The WGS have produced a newsletter for Summer 2022. Read the newsletter below (scroll for English): Cymraeg Annwyl Gydweithwyr, Cleifion, Rhanddeiliaid a’r Gymuned, Mae’r Haf wedi cyrraedd ac rydym yn awyddus i rannu nifer o ddiweddariadau gyda chi i gyd yn ein hail gylchlythyr! Mae ein hymgynghoriadau asesu cychwynnol yn parhau i gael eu dyrannu…
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Recruitment @ the Clinic

Clinical Appointments A number of exciting new clinical recruitment opportunities have arisen within the Welsh Gender Service. The Welsh Gender Service provides a pioneering All Wales Gender Service with a multidisciplinary team made up of Gender Clinicians, Clinical Psychologists, Endocrinologists, Speech and Language therapists and GP prescribers to provide holistic patient-centred care focusing on hormonal,…
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WGS Newsletter: Spring Edition

The WGS have produced a newsletter for Spring 2022. The service hopes to provide two newsletters per year. This is the first one. Read the newsletter below: Dear Colleagues, Patients, Stakeholders & Community, Spring is nearly upon us and as we reflect on the months since we last met at our stakeholder event in October…
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Application deadline EXTENDED!!

We’re hiring! Take a look at our current vacancies and apply to join our team. We’re looking for passionate people who want to make a real difference to the lives of LGBTQ+ people in Wales. We’re expanding our team working with trans and non-binary people aged 17+ in Wales. We’re currently looking for: Support Worker…
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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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