Gender Identity Services for Adults

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Closes 16 Oct 2017

General overview

1. In what capacity are you responding?

2. In what region are you based?

3. The proposed service specifications aim to address inconsistency in care quality, differing levels of access, and out-dated service models.

To what extent to you think these sections of the specification for Non-Surgical services achieve this?

Principles (section 2.2)
Duties on providers (section 2.3)
Staffing, structure and governance (section 2.4)
New referrals and transfers of care (sections 2.6 – 2.8)
Assessment process (sections 2.9 – 2.10)
Role of named professional and lead clinician (sections 2.11 – 2.12)
Interventions that are delivered by the Gender Identity Clinic (section 2.17)
Interventions that are delivered by other providers (section 2.18)
Population covered and population needs (sections 3.1 – 3.2)
Outcomes (section 4)

4. The proposed service specifications aim to address inconsistency in care quality, differing levels of access, and out-dated service models.

To what extent to you think these sections of the specification for surgical services achieve this?

Principles (section 2.2)
Duties on providers (section 2.3)
Staffing, structure and governance (section 2.4 & 2.8)
Referral for surgical intervention (section 2.6)
Role of the specialist surgeon and surgical team (section 2.7)
Assessment process (sections 2.9 – 2.10)
Patient dissatisfaction with technical outcome of surgery; and discharge arrangements (section 2.17 & 2.19)
Population covered and population needs (sections 3.1 – 3.2)
Outcomes (section 4)