Inquiry will examine transgender people’s access to healthcare

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 30 July 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4149
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. 1The BMJ

A parliamentary committee will investigate whether transgender people are being treated fairly, including their dealings with health services and access to gender reassignment treatment on the NHS.

The Women and Equalities Committee’s inquiry into equality for transgender people—that is, people who identify with a gender different from the one assigned to them at birth—will also look at how current laws are operating, employment and workplace issues, transphobia and hate crime, and issues affecting …

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