Transgender health

All about transgender health and wellbeing

Trans people’s general health needs are the same as anyone else’s. Find out about the common health and wellbeing issues that many trans people experience.

Kellie Maloney: 'My 60-year secret'

Ex-boxing promoter Kellie Maloney talks about living with a secret, and why it took her 60 years to come out.

'My trans daughter'

Sharon describes how her 15-year-old daughter Nicki was born in a male body but felt from a very young age that she should have been a girl.

Dawn's transgender story

Most of the time Dawn, 51, lives as a man using a male name. However, she considers herself to be transgender.

How to find an NHS gender identity clinic

You and your GP may agree that you should see specialists at a gender identity clinic to consider your treatment options. Here's how to find one.

'My trans partner'

Jules' partner, Dawn, lives as a man most of the time but has a strong feminine side. Here, Jules describes how she feels about telling people that Dawn is trans.


Transgender: Ruth's story

Ruth was born in a male body but felt that she was female. She first sought advice from her GP when she was 17. Learn about her hormone treatment and surgery, and how she feels now.

Media last reviewed: 09/01/2015

Next review due: 09/01/2017

Disorders of sex development

What happens when you develop a mix or blend of male and female sexual characteristics


Articles and videos all about puberty, including tips to help parents prepare their children and common Q&As

Is cosmetic surgery right for you?

Ten questions to ask yourself if you're considering cosmetic surgery

Transgender: Jay's story

Jay describes his transition from female to male. He talks about the expert help he received, his relationship with Lani and how he feels now.

All NHS Choices videos

Media last reviewed: 09/01/2015

Next review due: 09/01/2017