GenderGP In The News
We get regular coverage in the international, national and community press.
- Free advice on all trans issues
- Advice on how to get help from your GP
- Referrals to NHS Gender Clinics
- Swap your self-medication for monitored, prescription medication
- Assessment and diagnosis for gender dysphoria
- Counselling / blood tests / hormones
- Full Gender Identity Service
- Referrals for surgery
- Post-op advice
“I don’t think anyone would ‘choose’ for their child to be ‘different’ in any obvious way – particularly in a way that can cause such hostility – but, if a child has any needs, then our job as adults is to support them in whatever way we can,” says Dr Helen Webberley, who manages the online gender clinic Gender GP.
When I arrive at Dr Helen Webberley’s door it is hard to believe I am at the home of the woman who says she is Britain’s only private doctor to treat transgender children — and who is being investigated by the General Medical Council (GMC) for giving sex-change hormones to a child of 12. I mean, I’m in Abergavenny! This isn’t San Francisco or Bangkok. Inside her comfy cottage Webberley, 48, bustles about making us a nice cup of tea and I admire the photos of her three teenage children.
It’s not what I expected when I read the glowing headlines in a gay newspaper: “Hormones for 12-year-olds. Puberty-blockers without the wait. Trans healthcare available in every town — Helen Webberley has torn up the rule…
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If you would like advice on how to get the best out of the NHS, or how to best use my service while you wait for the GIC, then ask today.
The two can be used hand in hand and many people use my service as a bridging service while they wait for the GIC.
As a former NHS GP with a specialist interest in gender, I set up an online clinic to help the transgender community get access to fairer healthcare. As part of my day to day activity I hear countless stories of people who have been discriminated against just because they do not fit with society’s view of gender ‘norms’. I advise patients on how to access the treatment they are entitled to via the NHS and I also treat patients directly. Whether you are transgender yourself or want to understand more about gender variance – Ask Me Anything!
We’ve previously showcased Dr. Helen Webberley’s work in previous posts. Her work for the trans community is undeniably amazing. With her free services online plus her informative blog post, she is helping society gain a new understanding for the trans community.