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GPs should initiate gender dysphoria hormones in 'exceptional circumstances'


The falsification in philosophy is worrying . Specialist defines oneself by seeing multiple cases sharing similar pattern in a specialised field and it is exactly the number of cases one seeing daily also defines the word 'experience'. That is why cardiologist cannot see a patient with rheumatoid arthritis and one can argue GP is a specialist of upper respiratory tract infection because of the number of cases we are seeing every day. Training and experience are clearly completely separate concepts. If the clause 'exceptional circumstances ' is adopted by GMC , it means logically 'minority' cases . Why is it not even more essential that they should be treated by those with more experienced in the therapy in question ?

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01 Jun 2016

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