The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Statement: Gender Identity and Development (GID) Service

17 September 2021

Dr Phil Wood, Chief Medical Officer for Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust said: “We are grateful for the clarity provided by today’s judgement handed down by the Court of Appeal.

“Patients under the care of our Gender Identity and Development(GID) Service and their families have been subject to great uncertainty during recent months. We look forward to supporting them as we work with the Tavistock and Portman and NHS England to implement the judgement and manage its impact on our GID service.”