We're very pleased to announce that the national guidelines for trans healthcare in Aotearoa have been released, and can be found here.
March 10th 2018, takataapui, transgender, and intersex people and supporters walked, danced, and rode along in the Wellington International Pride Parade with a clear message: transgender health care now!
In some regions of Aotearoa, health pathways are being developed by cross sector working groups - these may include District Health Boards, Endocrinology, General Practitioners, Mental Health, Student Health, Youth Services, Specialist Services, Transgender Takataapui and Intersex Community Leaders, and other experts.
Information and links to comprehensive informed consent frameworks.
The Sex and Gender Diverse Health Outcomes Working Group is a group of people who bring their expertise in working across the healthcare sector and community organisations. We are working together to create better health outcomes for sex and gender diverse people in the Wellington region, with a focus on youth well-being.
The centre for sexual scientific research - which included many transgender staff - was the an international pioneer in advocating homosexual and transgender civil rights. It also advocated women's rights, sex education, contraception, STI clinics.
HRT referral flowchart guidelines Sex and Gender Diverse People Referral Process for DHB Endocrinology Services: Information for GP/Primary Care Referrers
An essay on trans healthcare and the medical system
How to access the Special High Cost Treatment Pool for Public Funding aka 'Get on the List for Surgery'
A guide for healthcare providers and sexual health clinic staff working with transgender, intersex, and takataapui patients