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GP who ran a gender identity clinic online is suspended for two months

BMJ 2022; 378 doi: (Published 01 July 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;378:o1633
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

Helen Webberley, a GP who ran a gender identity clinic online, has been suspended from the UK medical register for two months after a tribunal found her guilty of serious misconduct in the care of three young patients.

The medical practitioners tribunal decided that she had not provided proper follow-up care to two patients, aged 12 and 17, who were prescribed testosterone, and failed to discuss risks to fertility before prescribing puberty blockers for an 11 year old patient.

But the tribunal found unproved 83 of the charges brought against Webberley, who ran GenderGP with her husband, …

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