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UK: Trans children in limbo over therapy court ruling

UK: Trans children in limbo over therapy court ruling

Almost as soon as she could speak, Nina told her parents she was not a boy, and she has lived as a girl since she was seven. Until recently, she was happy. But now aged 12, and wanting to stop the onset of male puberty, a ruling by Britain’s High Court has plunged Nina, and dozens […]

UK regulator slams Tavistock for waiting times and records

UK regulator slams Tavistock for waiting times and records

England’s only youth gender identity clinic faced criticism on Wednesday from the country’s health regulator, which said patients “at risk of self-harm” were waiting too long to access specialist care. A report by the Care Quality Commission rated the clinic run by London’s Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust as “inadequate” – the worst of […]

UK: Trans clinic appeals puberty blockers judgment

UK: Trans clinic appeals puberty blockers judgment

England’s only youth gender clinic said on Tuesday it had sought leave to appeal a court ruling that has stopped its doctors from being able to prescribe puberty-blocking drugs to under-16s, without a judge’s approval. The Tavistock clinic had been expected to challenge the December 1 High Court ruling, which said under-16s were unlikely to […]