Transgender Services


North South North West Statewide

Pre-referral work-up


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.


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.


Proceed to Emergency Department (ED).
LGH ED Reception  – Phone: (03) 6777 6405  Fax: (03) 6777 5201
MCH ED* – Phone: (03) 6478 5120  Fax: (03) 6441 5923
NWRH ED* – Phone: (03) 6493 6351 Fax: (03) 6464 1926
RHH ED Reception – Phone: (03) 6166 6100  Fax: (03) 6173 0489

Advice for medical practitioners can be given by the Medical Officer In Charge (MOIC) - see HealthPathways Tasmania for contact information.
*MCH and NWRH MOICs request GPs call them prior to referring a patient to ensure the patient is being sent appropriately to a safe destination.


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