56T is a holistic sexual health and wellbeing service for all trans/non-binary people, their partners and friends. We are a trans-led team, who offer a safe, confidential space for anyone who anyone with sexual health or wellbeing needs. We are open every Wednesday, from 4:30 to 7:00pm on Level 2 at 56 Dean Street.

Our services include:

  • Free, confidential sexual health screening
  • Liver function tests which are important for monitoring the impact of hormone therapy
  • Hepatitis B testing and vaccination
  • Cervical smear testing (for anyone over 25 with a cervix)
  • PEP (Emergency HIV prevention medication)
  • Hormone injections (with ID and proof of prescription)
  • Gender identity counselling
  • Drug and alcohol counselling
  • Housing Advice from Stonewall Housing (first Wednesday of the month)
  • Sexual assault and hate crime support and on-going case work (Via Galop)
  • Health Adviser support and non-statutory social work
  • Social support and community drop-ins
  • PrEP (HIV prevention medicine)

56 Dean Street’s Trans services are award-winning, and have received acknowledgements for inclusivity & diversity, as well as a Nursing Times Award for ‘Enhancing Patient Dignity’.

TranPlus @ 56 Dean Street 

TranPlus is an exciting new pilot of an NHS Gender Dysphoria Clinic (for adults 17 & over) integrated into existing services at 56 Dean Street, an award-winning sexual health and HIV service in Soho, the heart of London’s LGBT+ community.

Set to run for 3 years, the TranPlus pilot integrates specialist gender care with a range of sexual health & wellbeing services and is the first clinic of its kind in England.

TransPlus will offer flexible, tailored support options, assessment and diagnosis of gender dysphoria, hormone therapy (including prescriptions and monitoring), voice therapy, as well as referrals to surgical providers. The service will work to NHS England’s national service specification for gender dysphoria services.

You are eligible to access TransPlus @ 56 Dean Street if you meet ALL of the following criteria:

You are 17+, eligible for NHS treatment and registered with a GP in England

And

You were registered as a user of sexual health services provided by 56 Dean Street, 10 Hammersmith Broadway or the John Hunter Clinic (all part of Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust) ON or BEFORE 01/01/2020.

And

You are on a waiting list for an existing NHS Gender Dysphoria Clinic AND are yet to attend your first appointment.

If you meet all of the above criteria and would be interested in hearing more about TransPlus @ 56 Dean Street, please contact us via TransPlusInfo@chelwest.nhs.uk – It would be helpful if you could provide us with your name and date of birth, and the mobile telephone number you used to register with us in your email.

We’ll provide you with an information pack about the service and one of our clinical team will contact you to ask some brief questions about your health and wellbeing needs, as well as asking which service you have been referred to and how long you have been waiting.

Whilst we are not currently scheduling appointments (due to the on-going coronavirus outbreak), this initial contact will allow us to update our records and plan for the opening of the service (it is not an initial telephone appointment or assessment).

We look forward to hearing from you.

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