Trans Clinics Care for GPs Survey

22 July 2019

Shortly after a leading gender-affirming Endocrinologist suddenly ceased practising, ACON, The Gender Centre and Dr Michelle Guttman-Jones (Alice Street Doctors, Newtown) collaborated to host a physician Trans Clinical Care Roundtable. The Roundtable brought 60 people together, including GPs, Nurses, Sexual Health Physicians, Endocrinologists, community members, key policy makers and CESPHN staff to discuss and build consensus on the path forward for improved GP-based access to inclusive, self-determined and rights-based gender affirming care for trans and gender diverse people.

A public list of gender-affirming physicians is now being under development and you are invited to register your details by completing this survey. You will also find minutes from the Roundtable, access to a set of resources and an invitation to join (and contribute to) a Trans Clinical Care Community of Practice as well as a streamlined protocol for improving access to PBS covered testosterone scripts for trans men and non-binary people assigned female at birth.

Click here to access the survey.

In partnership with ACON and key partners, Central and Eastern Sydney PHN will be offering a workshop for GPs on delivering transgender health in primary care settings on Tuesday 3 September at Canterbury Hurlstone RSL club. Please email p.chomley@cesphn.com.au for more information or to RSVP.

HealthPathways Sydney https://sydney.communityhealthpathways.org/ has published two pathways to assist with appropriate referrals - LGBTI Support and Transgender Specialist Assessment.

Also, watch the site for the Transgender Health and Gender Diversity clinical pathway, which should go live by the end of the week.