Children, Informed Consent and Puberty Blockers

Bell & Anor v The Tavistock And Portman NHS Foundation Trust [2020] EWHC 3274 (Admin) Introduction This was a claim for judicial review of the practice of the Defendant’s Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) and two other Trusts joined as Interveners (University College London and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trusts)…

Gender Reassignment for Prisoners

R (ota KK) Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust [2019] EWHC 3565 (Admin)  This article originally appeared in Issue 4 (March 2020). This judicial review sought to challenge the decision by an NHS Trust to refuse to recommend a transgender prisoner for NHS-funded gender reassignment surgery by reference to an…