The NHS, Tavistock clinic and other professional health bodies, GPs: policies, practice guidelines and treatments

Big shake-up at the Tavistock after Care Quality Commission inspection rates the GIDS ‘inadequate’

The current GIDS Executive leadership team has been disbanded following the Keira Bell judgement and the Care Quality Commission’s inspection rating of ‘inadequate’ -  the lowest a healthcare provider can…

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The Tavistock’s experiment with puberty blockers, part 5: the belated results

by Michael Biggs, Department of Sociology, University of Oxford. The Tavistock’s Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) and University College London have finally released the results of their experiment on puberty…

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The Tavistock’s Experimentation with Puberty Blockers, part 4: The Judicial Review

by Michael Biggs, Department of Sociology, University of Oxford. Keira Bell’s and Mrs A’s claim against the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust led to a momentous judgment on 1…

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Keira Bell: The High Court hands down a historic judgment to protect vulnerable children

In a landmark judgment that will have repercussions around the world the High Court today ruled that puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones are experimental treatments which cannot be given to…

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