The Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) closed on 28 March 2024

New services for children and young people with gender incongruence are being established, with the creation of a Northern Hub and a Southern Hub.

Referrals are being managed by the National Referral Support Service for the NHS Gender Incongruence Service For Children And Young People.

All enquiries should be sent to or call 01522 857799

Please do not contact the Tavistock and Portman about your referral or position in the waiting list.

Find further information for patients, parents and referrers.

Access to endocrine care for existing service users

On 12 March 2024 NHS England published the new interim policy on hormone blockers. NHS England has confirmed that young people who are already accessing endocrine care will not be affected – their treatment will continue as planned. Contact the UCLH endocrinology team for ongoing support with your endocrine care.

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