10 Apr 2024

Children being ‘let down’ by NHS gender identity service, Cass report finds

How should young people questioning their gender identity be treated by medics? Dr Hilary Cass’s long-awaited report is an attempt to separate that question from the often toxic debate that surrounds it.

Her recommendations of better research, the standardisation of treatment, a more holistic approach, were welcomed in many quarters.

But what does it actually mean for young trans people and their families?