Gender-affirming healthcare provided 2018

Gloria Fraser made this Official Information request to Capital and Coast District Health Board

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From: Gloria Fraser

Kia ora,

I am writing to request information about the gender-affirming healthcare services provided by the Capital and Coast District Health Board.

Could you please advise how many transgender people received each of the following services, specifically for gender-affirming healthcare purposes, within the 2018 calendar year?

- Puberty blockers
- Hormone therapy
- Mastectomy
- Hysterectomy
- Orchidectomy
- Facial hair removal
- Breast augmentation
- Voice training
- Facial feminization surgery

Ngā mihi,

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From: Robyn Fitzgerald [CCDHB]
Capital and Coast District Health Board

Morena Gloria

Thank you for your request for official information, received by Capital & Coast District Health Board on 16 April 2019.

Your request has been received and logged. As required under the Official Information Act 1982, we will respond to your request within 20 working days. You should receive a response on or before 17 May 2019.

If a large amount of information has been requested or if the district health board needs to consult in order to make a decision, we may need to extend this date (this is provided for in section 15A of the Act). We will advise you if such an extension is necessary.

Capital & Coast District Health Board provides the first five hours of staff time to prepare a response free-of-charge. If your OIA is expected to take longer, we will inform you of the charges, and give you the opportunity to change or refine the request to reduce or remove the need to charge.

Our reference number for your request is: OIA 2019-071.

Nga mihi

Robyn Fitzgerald

Robyn Fitzgerald | Board Administrator | Capital and Coast District Health Board |  Private Bag 7902 |  Wellington South    
DDI: 04 806 2274  |   [email address]

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