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FOI – 2023-000474 Belfast Trust review of transgender healthcare (HTML)

Published on 10 January 2024

Date received – 20 December 2023 | Date responded – 10 January 2024


HI I would like information relating to all meetings/ discussions between the Belfast Trust and NHS Scotland between 2020 to present relating specifically to the Belfast Trusts review of transgender healthcare. Minutes of meetings and who was present.


I refer to your freedom of information request that we received on 20 December 2023 requesting the following information.

I can advise you that we have now completed the search of our records and can provide you with the following information:

Under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information Scotland Act, 2002 (FOISA) an organisation does not have to provide the requested information if it does not hold that information. NHS National Services Scotland (NSS) does not hold information relating to meetings/discussions held with the Belfast Trust regarding transgender healthcare.

I trust you will find the information of assistance and if you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

If you are unhappy with any aspect of how we have dealt with your request, you can make representations to us asking us to review the handling of your request.

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