Interim service specification for specialist gender dysphoria services for children and young people – public consultation

Closes 4 Dec 2022

Opened 20 Oct 2022


NHS England commissions specialised services for people with gender dysphoria, and it is holding this consultation to seek views on a proposed interim service specification for services for children and young people with gender dysphoria.

Once agreed, this interim service specification will be operational for a limited time only until a new service specification is formed in 2023/24 that will be used by a new configuration of regional providers.  

In order to complete this consultation, please review the following documents:

The public consultation will run from 20 October to 4 December 2022.

Why your views matter

NHS England is committed to working with patients, patient groups and other stakeholders in the development of its commissioning of services.  This public consultation is an opportunity to check whether proposals are right and supported, whether the public understand their impact, and to identify any alternatives before decisions are made.

Give us your views


  • Patients
  • Carers
  • Service users


  • Specialised commissioning