Trans Kids: Why Medicine Matters
Dr Faye Kirkland investigates how much we understand about the care offered to transgender children.
More young people than ever are exploring their gender identity. Last year, two and a half thousand under-eighteens were referred to NHS England’s gender identity clinics for support. Some are hoping to get access to potentially irreversible treatments as soon as they can. Doctors are divided about the best way to help. Dr Faye Kirkland investigates how much we understand about the care being offered to transgender children.