Transgender experiences – Information and support
This leaflet has been produced to help trans people and their families understand about the experiences of trans people, their rights and their choices. It also helps healthcare staff to understand about their role when caring for trans people.
A guide to hormone therapy for trans people
This publication gives trans men (female to male individuals) and trans women (male to female individuals) straightforward information about the benefits of hormone therapy and the risks and side effects.
A guide to lower surgery for trans women
This publication provides information about the various options for genital surgery for trans women.
A guide to lower surgery for trans men
This publication provides information about the various options for ‘lower’ surgery (including genital surgery) for trans men.
A guide to trans service users’ rights
This publication explains your rights as a trans person when you access services in the NHS. It includes relevant law, regulations and good practice guidance relating to your care. It explains funding processes and waiting times, how to appeal against funding decisions and how to make appeals or complaints if you need to.
It also suggests ways in which you can have a voice in your healthcare system.
NHS funding processes and waiting times for adult service-users
This publication will help you understand the processes involved in obtaining funding for treatment for gender variant conditions. It answers the questions that service-users typically ask, and it provides guidance on how to navigate this complex system with minimum delay.
Trans: A practical guide for the NHS
Transgender: what the law says
Trans people: your right to change your name
Transsexual people: your rights relating to the provision of goods, facilities and services
Transsexual people: your rights at work
Transsexual people: taking a sex discrimination case
Transsexual people: your rights relating to privacy
Trans issues - getting advice
Trans people: Your rights - access to health services
Gender Recognition Act 2004
A legal advice service funded by Press for Change and the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
GIRES transphobic crime reporting service.