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The crisis in the NHS’s adult gender clinics

26 May 2024

3:30 PM

26 May 2024

3:30 PM

Hilary Cass’s review of children’s gender services revealed how young people are being badly let down by the NHS. The picture for adults awaiting treatment in NHS gender clinics is similarly bleak: the current system is broken – and thousands of people are stuck in limbo.

The NHS is struggling to cope with the demand on its gender services

The waiting list at my old clinic – I am an alumnus of what used to be known as the ‘Charing Cross’ Gender Identity Clinic in London – has ballooned to 15,448 people.

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