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Transgender Health

A Practitioner's Guide to Binary and Non-Binary Trans Patient Care
  • Author
    • Ben Vincent
  • Foreword
    • Stuart Lorimer
Format
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BMA Medical Book Awards Finalist

The number of people coming out as transgender continues to rise, and this book shows healthcare and medical practitioners how to deliver excellent primary and secondary care to gender diverse patients.

This guide provides accessible and practical advice on tailoring the social and ethical aspects of practice to the needs of each individual. Beyond setting out how clinical procedures should work for gender reassignment, it explains how to use language and pronouns in a respectful way, provides information on transgender services and resources, and offers insights into the challenges commonly faced by transgender people in both medical and social contexts. Based on cutting edge research and the lived experience of the author as a non-binary person, this is essential reading for all those working to meet the needs of transgender people in healthcare settings.
  • Published: Jun 21 2018
  • ISBN: 9781784504755
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Press Reviews

  • Christine Burns MBE, author and transgender activist

    At last, a book that fulfills the very real need among medical practitioners, faced with growing numbers of transgender or non-binary service users in everyday practice. This is a very comprehensive volume, packed with up-to-date advice from a clinical expert. A must-have on every shelf.
  • Terry Reed OBE and Bernard Reed OBE, founders of the trans charity GIRES

    Dr Vincent's book, 'Transgender health', is comprehensive and thorough in its scope and detail; historically and philosophically well grounded, giving much food for thought, yet it is also direct and practical. Dr Vincent brings their characteristic scholastic integrity to this excellent book. On behalf of GIRES, Bernard and Terry Reed recommend it to professional as well as lay readers.
  • Dr James Barrett, Lead Clinician of the Charing Cross Gender Identity Clinic

    I can't think of anyone, working in any aspect of general healthcare, who wouldn't be likely to provide much better care to trans people as a result of reading this book.