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Mental Health Services

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 126774, tabled on 8 December 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department and NHS England are taking to support the mental health and wellbeing of patients whose treatment has been suspended or cancelled following the judgment in Bell v Tavistock.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

22 December 2020

The Gender Identity Development Service will ensure that appropriate psychosocial support and psychological therapies are available to patients who are removed from puberty blockers, as well as to their families and carers.

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