Waiting times

The Gender Identity Clinic receives a growing number of referrals each year and there are high demands on the service. Waiting times are typically:

  • Up to ten weeks for the receipt of letters following an appointment with the GIC
  • Up to twelve weeks for feedback on recent blood results
  • Up to six months for the receipt of a welcome pack following your referral to the GIC
  • Up to eight months for the completion of funding requests for facial hair removal and other procedures
  • Up to sixteen months for speech and language therapy
  • Up to twelve months for counselling psychology
  • Up to fourteen months from the point of referral for your first appointment with the GIC, and you will receive your appointment letter a month in advance