Who's hanging rainbow flags in waiting rooms?

UK practices told to be more LGBTI-friendly

General practices in the UK should display rainbow flags in waiting rooms to encourage gay and bisexual patients to come out to their GPs, according to findings from a systematic review.

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Doctors should also avoid heteronormative phrases and assumptions, such as referring to a patient’s partner as he or she.

The idea is to increase sexual orientation disclosure rates, which are currently just 50%.

Other recommendations in the BJGP study include displaying LGBTI-friendly leaflets and the Human Rights Campaign logo in surgeries.

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