Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender experience
8 December 2020
We have carefully reviewed this court ruling, which addresses the consent of children and young people to the use of puberty suppressing drugs as part of the treatment of gender dysphoria. We consider that the ruling should not have implications for the general ethical or legal framework for childre...
The purpose of this principle statement is to: 1. Clarify our position on the rights of LGBTQ+ people to eliminate discrimination and stigma 2. Understand the needs of LGBTQ+ children and young people 3. Support health professionals in their role of providing support to LGBTQ+ children and young ...
3 February 2020
NHSE is conducting a review of the specification for this service and associated policies for 2020. It will also set up an independent expert group to make recommendations regarding the use of puberty suppressants and cross-sex hormones.
Young people from Central Bedfordshire Youth Voice worked with the RCPCH &Us team to explore Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT+) health experiences. Inspired by the NHS Rainbow Badge Initiative, the group contributed their views, ideas and recommendations for creating LGBT+ aware and acce...
We are proud to share voices from the RCPCH &Us network as part of the State of Child Health two years on reports.
This special report brings together views of children, young people and families looking at key themes from our flagship report. These include poverty, mental health, communication, PSHE (personal, social and health education), LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) and children’s rights.