The West of England Specialist Gender Identity Clinic is a centre of excellence for the provision of advice and treatment for gender dysphoria and other gender identity concerns. We accept referrals from across the country and provide a personalised care and treatment plan to meet your individual needs.
Our current waiting time from receiving your referral to your first appointment is approximately 30 months. Following your first appointment, you can expect to begin treatment from around a further 26 months, however, each person will have different needs.
This information will be updated regularly every three months.
To be referred to the West of England Specialist Gender Identity Clinic, you need to be aged 17 or over and registered with a GP in England. If they feel it appropriate your GP will make a referral to our service.
We know that people have many questions and worries about themselves, or as a carer or loved one of someone who has gender identity concerns. We hope our frequently asked questions will help.
We know that it can often be difficult for family members and friends to understand why someone close to them must change their gender social role or that they have concerns or questions about their gender identity.