Celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month at Queer Britain as we explore this year's theme of Medicine.
Join us and a panel of speakers from across the London health and medical community as they discuss trans+ healthcare in the UK. This will be an opportunity to hear from NHS workers who are supporting trans+ people and developing ways to empower and uplift the community through affirmative healthcare.
Dr Kamilla Kamaruddin (she/her) is a GP and Clinical Lead at East of England Gender Service. She has been a GP partner for 10 years in London before pursuing a career as a Gender Specialist. She has written various articles to promote trans awareness and has been published in medical journals and mainstream publications; including Newsweek International, The Guardian and Independent. Kamilla is a Board member of Spectra-London, Live Through This and Ishkama Global Change advocating for inclusivity, intersectionality and reducing health inequalities. She won the RCGP Inspire Award 2019 and was a Pink News Frontline Hero Award in 2020.
Flora Cohen (she/they) is a nurse with a special interest in transgender healthcare, in particular improving access to gender-affirming care, and ensuring trans people feel comfortable accessing healthcare. They are the founder of Bridge@Southwark. Flora has provided training and education sessions LGBT+ and trans healthcare.
The Bridge at Southwark is the first clinic of its kind. It is a primary care service offering appointments for routine primary care/GP consultations and gender-affirming care, including prescribing bridging hormones. The routine primary care services offered include cervical screening, general health checks and health education. The service currently runs once a month and is only open to those registered at a GP within Southwark, but plans for expansion are in the works due to huge uptake in appointments.
Michelle Ross (she/her) is founder of CliniQ and Director of Holistic Wellbeing Services for trans and non-binary people. She is a BACP Accredited psychotherapist and supervisor with 35 years' experience as a therapist. She has been involved with Sexual Health, HIV & Holistic Wellbeing since1988. Michelle works internationally representing CliniQ and convenes CliniQ's nine National conferences. She is a director at IRGT, a global network of trans women responding to HIV. She was awarded a Lifetime Achievement in HIV and Sexual Health and Wellbeing.
CliniQ C.I.C has been delivering services by and for trans people for 12 years. Opened on 15 February 2012, it delivers Wellbeing services Monday to Friday. CliniQ has a Tuesday Partnership Service with King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
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