LGBT Switchboard and the Trans Alliance have launched a new pilot project to strengthen health services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer people in Brighton and Hove. The LGBTQ Inclusion Award is a supported quality assurance scheme to which aims to give primary care service providers the tools to meet LGBTQ people’s needs. Through training, bespoke support and sharing specialist knowledge, GP practices will become safer spaces for LGBTQ patients. Brighton & Hove Clinical Commissioning Group is funding the pilot project and which initially focusses on GP practices in Cluster 3: Preston Park Surgery, Beaconsfield Medical Practice, Stanford Medical Centre and Warmdene Surgery.
At Switchboard we know Christmas and the holiday season can be a difficult time for many people. With this in mind we’ve been working to ensure our helpline is open as much as possible for those who’d appreciate a listening voice from another LGBT person. Our helpline volunteers will be available via phone, email and web-chat … Read more