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HSCB Draft Objectives for Gender Identity Services in Northern Ireland.

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The Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) is conducting ongoing consultation on changes to Gender Identity Services in Northern Ireland. They have recently published 14 draft objectives that they propose new gender-affirming healthcare services should meet, and are seeking input from interested individuals and groups. We encourage trans individuals and organisations as well as allies […]

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TransgenderNI’s response to the public consultation abortion services in Northern Ireland

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We welcomed the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019 being passed earlier this year, mandating the UK Government to provide access to abortion services in line with the UN CEDAW Committee’s recommendations in Northern Ireland by 31st March 2020. This legislation decriminalised abortion, repealing Sections 58 and 59 of the Offences Against the Person […]

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Accessing PrEP in Northern Ireland

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We’re pleased to welcome the new provision of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to people at risk of acquiring HIV in Northern Ireland through local GUM clinics across the 5 Health & Social Care Trust areas. The HIV Prevention / Risk Reduction Clinic will operate several times per week through the Belfast area GUM clinic at the […]