Referrals

Your GP or another health professional can refer you directly to the Gender Identity Clinic.

We also accept self-referrals however your GP needs to be involved.

We accept referrals from all over Britain (except Scotland and Northern Ireland) for patients who are aged 17 years and over onto our waiting list.

For patients below this age seeking help, please visit the referral pages on the Gender Identity Development Service website


Referral form

GP referrals

If you are a GP or another health professional and you would like to refer a patient to the Gender Identity Clinic, please complete the referral form and either refer using eRS or email or post it to the address below:

Electronic Referral Service

To locate the Gender Identity Clinic service on eRS, enter the following in the search fields:

  • Priority = Routine
  • Specialty = Mental Health – Adults of all ages
  • Clinic Type = Not Otherwise Specified
  • Organisation or Site Name field = Tavistock and Portman

Self-referral

Should you wish to be self-referred to the Gender Identity Clinic you are required to be registered with an NHS GP/healthcare professional.

If you are submitting the referral as a self-referral, please note that you would still require your GPs involvement in providing us with your medical assessment.

The GP’s involvement is required throughout the whole treatment so it is advisable that you have a GP who will support you through this pathway.

Please complete the referral form and either:

Submit to your GP for them to complete the medical assessment and once completed submit to the GIC via email or post

OR

Submit to your GP for them to complete the medical assessment and once completed ask them to return to yourself and you can submit to the GIC via email or post

GIC Referral Form - updated August 2021 (Word file, please submit as a PDF)

In order to assist us with processing your referral form and attachments, please email it to us as a PDF to GIC.administration@nhs.net

OR

Post to:

Referrals
Gender Identity Clinic
Lief House
3 Sumpter Close
Finchley Road
London
NW3 5HR

 

What happens when you are referred to us

Referral form

> GIC Referral Form - updated August 2021 (Word file)

In order to assist us with processing your referral form and attachments, please email it to us as a PDF.

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