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‘You look like a f**king gay’ LGBT asylum seekers tell their shocking stories

‘You look like a f**king gay’ LGBT asylum seekers tell their shocking stories Nick Duffy  26th October 2016, 11:54 AM The research was carried out by Stonewall and the UKLGIG A report has shed light on the experiences of LGBT asylum seekers within UK detention centres. In a joint report published today, LGBT charity Stonewall and the UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group […]

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WFH: Report on the Annual Global Survey 2015 now available

Christine Herr, Data and Research Coordinator The Report on the Annual Global Survey 2015 is now available in print and online at www.wfh.org/globalsurvey. The report includes selected demographic and treatment-related data on people throughout the world with hemophilia (PWH), von Willebrand disease (VWD), other rare factor deficiencies, and inherited platelet disorders. The Report on the Annual Global Survey 2015 is […]

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LGBT Care: Older LGBT People

  Lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender in later life There’s a real diversity of people within the LGBT community and this of course includes older people. At Age UK we think this is something to be celebrated. Whether you’re single, dating, living with a partner, married, or in a civil partnership, there’s information, advice and services available. You can download […]

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LGBT Care: LGBT Scots with mental health issues face dual stigma

TFN News   LGBT Scots with mental health issues face dual stigma Get TFN News updates Warning of dual discrimination faced by LGBT people with mental health issues.  LGBT people in Glasgow with mental health problems can face dual discrimination, a new support group has warned. According to LBGT Health and Wellbeing, many people who are experiencing mental health problems […]

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LGBT Care: Healthcare Access and Hurdles

LGBT Health As a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender person you are entitled to exactly the same standards of care as heterosexual people in the NHS. Your rights are now clearly stated in the NHS Constitution, which all NHS organisations have to comply with. It’s a good idea to tell your doctor if you’re gay, lesbian or bisexual. If your doctor […]

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LGBT Care: The National LGB&T Partnership

Reducing health inequalities and improving access to health and social care for LGB&T people.     About The National LGB&T Partnership was established in early 2010, in order reduce health inequalities and challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia within public services.  As of April 2016, the Partnership combines the expertise of twelve key LGB&T organisations across England. The partners have a long […]

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LGBT Care: End of Life Care Services

LGBT people ‘let down’ by end of life care services Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people feel let down by end of life care services, according to a new report by the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) and the Consortium of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Voluntary and Community Organisations. NCPC, the lead charity of the Dying Matters […]

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Strategies for Delivering LGBT-Inclusive Care

Strategies for Delivering LGBT-Inclusive Care   August 3, 2016 ‐ PSQH By Jennifer Comerford, MJ, OTR/L, CHC, HEM; and Cynthia Wallace, CPHRM Discrimination against individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) has been common in many contexts, including healthcare. Consider the following de-identified events reported to the ECRI Institute PSO, a federally certified patient safety organisation (PSO), from January […]

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