Transgender Services

Availability

North South North West Statewide

Pre-referral work-up

History

This is a multi-disciplinary service and the team includes:

  • Clinical Nurse Consultant
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Counsellor
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Sexual Health Physician
  • Visiting Specialist Psychiatrist (internal referral only)

Patients can self-refer but involvement of a GP is preferred, staff can assist with finding a GP.

Referrals accepted for people 15 yrs and older.

Tests

No pre-referral testing or investigation is required but patients should be encouraged to link with Working It Out. This service links to additional resources.

Interim/GP management

To refer a patient with this condition, please see the Sexual Health Services Tasmania clinic page for the full referral process and templates.

This clinic aims to provide an assessment and management service for patients with gender concerns and follows the guidelines published by the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) and endorsed by ANZPATH.

All patients will require assessment by the Sexual Health clinical team before appointments with specialist Psychiatrist or Counsellor can be made.  Ideally GP referral would be appreciated.

For more information please see the Tasmanian Health Pathways website.

Red flags are clinical indicators of possible serious underlying conditions requiring further medical intervention. They may or may not indicate an emergency.

Emergency:

Proceed to Emergency Department (ED). Please contact ED Medical Officer in Charge:
LGH ED
- Phone: (03) 6777 8302  Fax: (03) 6777 5201
MCH ED
- Phone: 0409 867 492  Fax: (03) 6441 5923
NWRH ED
- Phone: 0459 848 725  Fax: (03) 6464 1926
RHH ED
- Phone: (03) 6166 6101  Fax: (03) 6173 0489

Urgent:
Semi-urgent:
Routine:

Next available appointment