Information provision for young people referred to the Northern (UK) Endocrine Transgender Clinic

Background

The Leeds Teaching Hospitals Northern Gender Identity Development Clinic is a supra regional centre for young people with a diagnosis of gender dysphoria. The service is jointly run with the Tavistock and Portman NHS... [ view full abstract ]

Aim(s)

The aim was to change the original model of practice in order to provide a better quality of care through a strategic public health approach. The overall objective was to implement and evaluate a new model where the clinical... [ view full abstract ]

Main Outcome Measures

The nurse led education session provides both the young person and their families’ important information on what our service can offer, options for treatment, fertility preservation, reasons for smoking cessation, bone... [ view full abstract ]

Methods

Evaluation questionnaires to the family and young person [ view full abstract ]

Results

Early evaluation results show the new pathway of care is being evaluated as excellent [ view full abstract ]

Conclusion

It is anticipated that the nurse led education session will support young people to make better informed decisions. Preliminary findings from the evaluation process will be available for the poster. [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Paul Carruthers (Leeds Teaching Hospitals), Jenny Walker (Leeds Teaching Hospitals)

Topic Area

Oral & Poster Topics: Endocrinology

Session

PS-1 » E-Posters Endocrinology & Voice & Social Sciences (16:30 - Thursday, 6th April, Baltic)