Puberty blockers will no longer be considered ‘fully reversible’
Irish doctors will not use the term ‘fully reversible’ in future, following a change in Britain’s NHS guidance on hormone treatment for transgender children
The treatment of transgender children with puberty blockers will no longer be referred to as fully reversible in new guidance to doctors.
The Trans Equality Network Ireland (Teni) is working with the Irish Council of General Practitioners (ICGP) to review the advice given to doctors in line with international best practice. It is expected to be published before the end of the year. The clinical leads of the national gender services for adults and children...
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