Information for trans patients
We know that accessing healthcare can occasionally be daunting, and that this can be especially true for some trans and gender-diverse patients. With this in mind, we would like to reassure our patients regarding a few of our policies:
- Our staff will respect your pronouns and will make every effort to ensure our records reflect them
- Where it is necessary for your treatment for us to know your sex assigned at birth this will be treated respectfully and in the strictest confidence
- If you need to stay on one of our wards your self-identified gender will be respected. This includes if you identify as neither male nor female where we will discuss your preferences with you.
- We have added sanitary bins to several male toilet areas and are working towards creating more gender-neutral facilities
If you have any questions or would like to talk to someone about this, you are welcome to contact our patient experience and involvement lead, Alison McCrudden at email@example.com