To be or not to be LGBT in Primary Health Care

An analysis and commentary paper on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender primary care has been published in the British Journal of General Practice.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) primary healthcare will, increasingly, be a feature of the primary care repertoire. Pride in Practice, which is supported by the RCGP, provides a rating system that judges primary care surgeries on a welcoming environment, access, the general practitioner (GP) – patient consultation, staff awareness and training and health promotion for LGBT people. For those surgeries signed up to the initiative, plans to address shortfalls will be developed in consultation with the Lesbian and Gay Foundation.

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