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GPs should initiate gender dysphoria hormones in 'exceptional circumstances'


No. This is not general practice. I find it quite astonishing that efforts are being made to force GPs to take prescribing responsibility outside their competence and against their better judgement in this one very specialised area and wonder if it's a lack of specialists willing to see and medicate that is the issue. We retain prescribing responsibility so have to retain prescribing independence; that is the principle (rather than Mr Dickson's "principal") at stake here.

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01 Jun 2016

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