Gender dysphoria: An inquiry could be harmful, RACP says

The college calls instead for a new framework that will improve access to services

The RACP has rejected calls for a national inquiry into the treatment of gender dysphoria in children and teenagers, saying it would further harm vulnerable trans and gender-diverse patients.

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Instead, it is calling on the Federal Government to develop a national framework to improve access to treatment, particularly for youth in rural and regional areas who cannot easily access services.

Last August, Minister for Health Greg Hunt wrote to the college, asking it to “urgently consider and advise” on the