Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_4834

Internal Reference Number: FOI_4834

Date Request Received: 22/01/2019 14:26:16

Date Request Replied To: 08/02/2019 09:14:58

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Request Summary: Care of transgender patients

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
Would you please tell me which groups you have consulted regarding care of transgender patients and/or the formation of transgender policy and/or that provide your staff training on transgender patient care/policies.
 
Answer To Question 1:
The Trust has not carried out this consultation yet or developed a policy or held any training at this stage. We have recently reviewed the national guidance on this subject and are in the process of planning improvement actions.
 
Question Number 2:
Would you please specify also if you have consulted any groups or individuals representing other patients protected under the Equality Act 2010 with regard to the impact on those groups of transgender policies, specifically under the characteristics sex, age and religion or belief.
 
Answer To Question 2:
The Trust has not carried out this consultation yet or developed a policy or held any training at this stage. We have recently reviewed the national guidance on this subject and are in the process of planning improvement actions.
 
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