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UK Gender Clinics. The List as of 2020

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Hope one of the Mods could make this a sticky? To benefit new potential transitioners in the UK



(The Laurels)
The Laurels Gender and Sexual Medicine Clinic
11-15 Dix’s Field

Leeds Gender Identity Service
Outpatient’s Suite, 1st Floor, Newsome Centre,
Seacroft Hospital,
York Road,
LS14 6UH

(Charing Cross)
Gender Identity Clinic
179 – 183 Fulham Palace Road
W6 8QZ

Danetre Hospital
London Road,
Daventry ,
NN11 4DY

3 Oxford Street,
Tel: 0115 876 0160 - contact to check up to date location.

Porterbrook Clinic
75 Osbourne Road
Nether Edge Hospital
S11 9BF

Northern Region Gender Dysphoria Service
Benfield House
Walkergate Park Hospital
Newcastle Upon Tyne

Tavistock & Portman
Gender Identity Clinic
179-183 Fulham Palace Road
W6 8QZ
Tel: 0208 938 7590
Their websites for help/advice for child and parents:


Sandyford Clinic,
6 Sandyford Place,
Sauchiehall Street,
G3 7NB
Tel: 0141 211 8130

Lothian Sexual Health Clinic
2A Chalmers Street,
Tel: 0131 536 1070
Referrals accepted from service users residing within NHS Lothian, NHS Borders and NHS Fife areas.

Highland Sexual Health Clinic
Raigmore Hospital,
Tel: 01463 704202
Referrals accepted from service users residing within Highland Health Board area.

Grampian Gender Clinic
Adult Psychiatry,
Royal Cornhill Hospital,
Cornhill Road,
AB25 2ZH
Tel: 01224 557799
Email: Grampian.gic@nhs.net




St David's Hospital

Cowbridge Road East
CF11 9XB


029 2183 6612




Waiting list as of FOI Request jan 2020











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This is an excellent resource, and yes, worthy of being pinned.  Thank you very much for this info, hon.


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Current NHS and private GIC wait times February 2020


Wait times to first appointment
A lot of these are estimates based on patients' experiences, as many clinics aren't currently advertising/disclosing their wait times.


  • Charing Cross/Tavistock and Portman (London): 30+ months

  • Newcastle: 26 months

  • Sheffield: 20+ months

  • Exeter (The Laurels): 34 months indefinite delays for new referrals, and those on the current wait list (note that there’s an additional waiting list of at least 12 months to see a doctor: the initial appointment is with a psychotherapist, who cannot sign off on any treatment).

  • Daventry: 40 months

  • Nottingham: 36 months

  • Leeds: 30 months (initial screening about 3 months into this wait)

  • Tavistock and Portman under 18s clinic (London): 22-26 months


  • Edinburgh: 21 months

  • Sandyford (Glasgow): 24 months

  • Aberdeen: ~12 months


  • Cardiff: 27 months


  • Belfast: 24+ months (no longer taking new patients)


  • Dr Lorimer: 4 months

  • Dr Lenihan: 2-3 months (not diagnosing/referring new patients)

  • Dr Dundas: 5 months doesn't appear to be accepting patients at the moment

  • Dr Myskow: 2-3 months

  • Dr Chong: 2-3 months


Just a Little update for you .

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