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Community Healthcare News Press Releases and Statements

Lend us your voice

TransActual are looking to publish a book in 2024 that will help the public to reconnect with actual trans people.

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Features Healthcare

Overcoming stigma

A stigma is a mark, a way to see or treat a person in a negative way because of their identity, their experiences or a health condition.  HIV stigma is when a person is treated badly because they are HIV positive or are thought to be HIV positive.

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Features Healthcare

Treat the cause, not the symptom

If you’re already on the waiting list for the Northern Region Gender Dysphoria Service, you are still on the list and will (eventually) be seen. If you’re already a patient with NRGDS, things won’t change for you.

The people impacted are those seeking a referral to Northern Region Gender Dysphoria Service.

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Features Healthcare

I have no gender-affirming care and I must scream

In January 2022, I learnt about an NHS GIC pilot scheme, so I got myself moved to the waiting list for this. Doing this saved me potentially years of waiting, as some folks are still routinely waiting several YEARS for their first appointment alone!

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Autism Health Inequalities

A view from inside the system

by Elliot I recently started a medical role working in the NHS. As a black, queer, non-binary person with autism, I’ve found it a strange yet eye-opening experience.  Learning how […]

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Health Inequalities

Disabled, trans and accessing Welsh healthcare

by Emory For my first appointment at Tavistock GIC in October 2018, I took a day off school to go. I had been waiting for 2 years for this appointment […]