Category: Primary Care

New LGBTI Carer Services Network

Considering LGBTI carers Carer Associations across Australia exist to improve access and equity for carers within the community and across a range of service sectors. A carer is someone who provides unpaid support to a family member or friend who needs assistance. This may be a frail older person, someone with a disability, chronic illness… Continue reading New LGBTI Carer Services Network »

National LGBTI Health Alliance

Important Reminder: Your experience of the Medicare Benefits Schedule 2014 (Consultation)

Please circulate widely. The Medicare Benefits Scheme administered by the Commonwealth Government has changed the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) several times over the past year to increase inclusion of people with intersex bodies, trans women, trans men, and people with non-binary genders. The Alliance is aware that many individuals have a range of specific concerns… Continue reading Important Reminder: Your experience of the Medicare Benefits Schedule 2014 (Consultation) »

National LGBTI Health Alliance

Consultation: Australian Medical Council (AMC) review of education, training, and continuing professional development

(Please circulate widely) CONSULTATION INVITATION: Australian Medical Council (AMC) review of education, training, and continuing professional development Personal stories invited by COB Monday, 24th August for National LGBTI Health Alliance submission to the Australian Medical Council’s review of education, training, and continuing professional development. How to contribute: ONLINE FORM: CLICK HERE to contribute your stories… Continue reading Consultation: Australian Medical Council (AMC) review of education, training, and continuing professional development »

National LGBTI Health Alliance

Policy Statement: The Medical Necessity of Gender Affirmation

The National LGBTI Health Alliance has approved a new policy on the medical necessity of gender affirmation. Medical gender affirmation is necessary and beneficial for intersex, trans and gender diverse people who seek such intervention on their own behalf. There are many intersex people in Australia who have been subjected to medical intervention without their… Continue reading Policy Statement: The Medical Necessity of Gender Affirmation »