MoU against conversion therapy
The RCGP has been at the forefront in condemning conversion therapy. We are the only medical Royal College to have co-signed a Memorandum of Understanding in 2015, which was updated earlier this year.
The Royal College of GPs in Northern Ireland (RCGPNI) have produced guidelines for family doctors to support them in delivering care to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans patients. The work was commissioned by the Public Health Agency NI and the development and design of the guidelines has involved members of the LGB&/T community. The Rainbow Project, HereNI, SAIL, The Regional Gender & Identity Clinic, GPs, Nurses, Consultants and lay patient representatives who have an interest in Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland.
- Read the RCGPNI press release (PDF file, 33 KB)
- Guidelines for the care of lesbian, gay and bisexual patients in primary care (PDF file, 1.2 MB)
- Guidelines for the care of trans patients in primary care (PDF file, 1.5 MB)