(Last Updated: 03 November 2021)
Department of Health pulls out of Stonewall scheme amid single-sex wards row
Sajid Javid, the Health Secretary, personally intervened and vowed to review current policies after an investigation by The Telegraph found that trust guidance included placing sex offenders who self-identified as women on female-only wards.
The Telegraph – 02/11/2021
NHS hospitals will be given guidance on preserving single sex wards
The Telegraph – 16/10/2021
NHS ‘gaslighting’ patients over trans women on female-only wards, nurse claims
The Telegraph – 05/10/2021
The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) launched its new strategy and said they would continue to use the word “woman” over people in order to campaign effectively for reproductive rights.
BPAS Strategic Plan (Page 8) – September 2021
Nurses request that health and nursing organisations withdraw from Stonewall’s Diversity Championship Scheme
La Scapigliata – 28/08/21
Patient safety fears as NHS allows trans sex offenders in female-only wards
The Telegraph – 02/08/2021
Report on NHS and Police Accommodation for the Provision of Female-Only Services
England and Wales only
Standing For Women – 07/06/2021
Availability and Clarity of Information on Patient Single-Sex Accommodation provided by the NHS
WHRC Research Paper – April 2021
WHRC UK has published its first piece of research into the provision of single-sex accommodation and same-sex medical practitioners in NHS trusts in England and Wales.
De-sexing the Medical Record? An Examination of Sex Versus Gender Identity in the General Medical Council’s Trans Healthcare Ethical Advice
The New Bioethics (Sara Dahlen) – 03/02/2020
NHS trust apologises to woman after ‘nurse with stubble and deep voice’ tried to take smear test
iNews – 31/12/2017