Letters I am your trans patient

Changing gender in medical records needs to be made easier

BMJ 2017; 358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j3814 (Published 11 August 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j3814
  1. Diane Barry, retired
  1. Swanage, UK
  1. dianebarry2015{at}aol.com

I am a transgender woman who has lived in my new identity for over two years. My GP was very supportive and referred me to a gender identity clinic, where I have been seen and diagnosed as having gender dysphoria. I am still waiting to be seen by a consultant who could prescribe an intervention such as hormone …

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