Doctor claims he was sacked for refusing to use transgender pronouns: UK

Dr David Mackereth has faced a fierce media backlash over the case against his former employer

A UK doctor is at the centre of a media storm for refusing to use transgender pronouns as part of his work assessing medical claims.

Dr David Mackereth, who is Christian, is alleging the government’s Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) sacked him for failing to use ‘he’ and ‘she’ according to the transgender patients’ preferences.