The transgender patient in primary care: practical advice for a ten minute consultation

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Title: The transgender patient in primary care: practical advice for a ten minute consultation
Authors: Cliffe, C
Hillyard, M
Joseph, A
Majeed, FA
Item Type: Journal Article
Abstract: With referrals to gender identity clinics rising rapidly, GPs are more likely to meet patients who are transgender or diagnosed with gender dysphoria [1]. Teaching on transgender medicine is lacking in both undergraduate and postgraduate curricula, leading to a perceived lack of expertise within this area. Furthermore, General Medical Council (GMC) guidelines on the GP’s role in prescribing are vague, resulting in some controversy. As waiting lists for appointments at specialist clinics are often at least 18 months, primary care physicians will be increasingly involved in the initiation of the transition process.
Issue Date: 4-Oct-2017
Date of Acceptance: 3-Mar-2017
ISSN: 1478-5242
Publisher: Royal College of General Practitioners
Journal / Book Title: British Journal of General Practice Open
Copyright Statement: This paper is embargoed until publication. Once published will be available fully open access.
Keywords: Public Health
1117 Public Health And Health Services
Publication Status: Accepted
Embargo Date: publication subject to indefinite embargo
Appears in Collections:Faculty of Medicine
Epidemiology, Public Health and Primary Care

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