Checklist for initiating gender-affirming hormone treatment

This checklist for initiating gender-affirming hormone treatment aligns with New Zealand and international best practice. Checklist Further support You may wish to discuss further supports, as appropriate, if desired by your patient. However, this is not required to initiate treatment. You can find both clinical and plain language guides to hormone therapy on our website … Continue reading Checklist for initiating gender-affirming hormone treatment

BDMRR consultation with DIA

Come to the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) consultation on the BDMRR, to have your say on how amending birth certificates and getting legal gender recognition should work. Attend an online hui, and/or make a written submission to the DIA. Background In December 2021, parliament voted yes unanimously, to change the Births, Deaths, Marriages and … Continue reading BDMRR consultation with DIA

Budget 2022: new developments in transgender health

The government recently announced their latest budget, which includes funding initiatives to improve services for transgender patients.  Transgender healthcare The government has allocated $2.18 million over four years, to improve primary healthcare services for transgender patients. Primary healthcare refers to a broad range of health services provided in communities, such as your regular doctor (General … Continue reading Budget 2022: new developments in transgender health

2021-2022 annual report

Check out some key activities we did in 2021 below, or see our 2021-2022 Annual Report to find out more. Core priority areas for 2021 1. Wrap around support.2. Healthcare.3. Housing.4. Identity Documents.5. Connectedness.6. Sexual violence prevention. We provided 1:1 peer support over 2,000 times, and there were over 600 visits to our Wellington drop … Continue reading 2021-2022 annual report