Experiences of health and care in Sheffield's trans community

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Report title 
Experiences of health and care in Sheffield's trans community
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Sheffield
Date of publication 
Thursday, 21 March, 2019
Date evidence capture began 
Wednesday, 14 March, 2018
Date evidence capture finished 
Monday, 30 April, 2018
Type of report 
Report
Key themes 
Access
Administration
Communication between staff and patients
Engagement
Holistic support
Information providing
Integration of services
Lifestyle and wellbeing
Public involvement
Quality of appointment
Referrals
Service delivery organisation and staffing
Staff attitudes
Support
Waiting time to be seen once arrived at appointment
Waiting times and lists for treatment
Other information of note about this report 
LGBT
Healthwatch reference number 
Rep-4497

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
No
What type of organisation requested the work 
N/A
How was the information collected? 
Engagement Event
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 
N/A

Details of health and care services included in the report

Primary care services 
Community pharmacy
Dentist (non-hospital)
GP practice
Mental health services 
Community mental health team (CMHT)
Social care services 
Adult social care
Community services 
Other

Details about conditions and diseases

What type of pregnancy or maternity themes are included in the report 
N/A

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
47
Age group 
All
Gender 
Transgender
Ethnicity 
All
Specific ethnicity if known 
All
Sexual orientation 
Not known
Does the information include public's views? 
Yes
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
No
Does the information include staff's views? 
No
Does the information include other people's views? 
No
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 
Negative

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
Yes
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
Yes action has been taken or promised
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
Yes
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
Not known
What type of impact was determined? 
Tangible impact (not cost related)

Network Impact
Relationships that exist locally, regionally, nationally have benefited from the work undertaken in the report
 
Implied Impact
Where it is implied that change may occur in the future as a result of Healthwatch work. This can be implied in a provider  response, press release or other source. Implied impact can become tangible impact once change has occurred.
 
Tangible Impact
There is evidence of change that can be directly attributed to Healthwatch work undertaken in the report.