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.
Switchboard is delighted to have received additional funding to support the development of our Trans Survivors Switchboard, which we co-run with Survivors’ Network. This came from a successful funding bid from Victims Support Fund. This service is run entirely by trans people, for trans people. With this money we will be able to expand the service … Read more