Who's hanging rainbow flags in waiting rooms?
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.
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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