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UK: Government accused of ‘mishandling’ trans healthcare

UK: Government accused of ‘mishandling’ trans healthcare

Transgender people in Britain called for more equal access to public healthcare on Thursday, saying they faced long waits for help in transitioning, after a senior politician said the government had “mishandled” trans issues. Some reported waiting up to two years for an appointment at a specialist gender identity clinic, while others said they were […]

US doctors don’t know how to care for transgender patients – study

US doctors don’t know how to care for transgender patients – study

(Reuters Health) – Most primary care physicians in the US are willing to provide routine care to transgender individuals, but that doesn’t mean they are well prepared to do so, a small study suggests. Overall, 86 percent of doctors who responded were willing to provide routine care to transgender patients, and 79 percent were willing […]