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LGBT+ Health

Use this guide to find information about LGBT+ health including books, reports, journal articles and videos. For the purposes of this guide, we are using LGBT+ with the “+” representing inclusivity.

Last updated: 25/08/2017

Key Resources

Royal College of Nursing (2016) Caring for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans clients or patients: guide for nurses and health care support workers on next of kin issues, London: RCN. Royal College of Nursing (2016) Caring for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans clients or patients: guide for nurses and health care support workers on next of kin issues, London: RCN.
Royal College of Nursing (2017) Fair care for trans patients: an RCN guide for nursing and health professionals, London: RCN. Royal College of Nursing (2017) Fair care for trans patients: an RCN guide for nursing and health professionals, London: RCN.
RCN: Proud
  • The RCN promotes equality of opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) staff and champions equality, diversity, human rights and inclusion in the health and social care sector. RCN members can work with us to improve equality in the workplace, raise awareness, provide (and receive) support and celebrate diversity and promote equality of opportunity.
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Public Health England and Royal College of Nursing (2015) Preventing suicide among lesbian, gay and bisexual people: a toolkit for nurses, London: PHE.
Public Health England and Royal College of Nursing (2015) Preventing suicide among trans young people: a toolkit for nurses, London: PHE.
Stonewall (no date) Sexual orientation: a guide for NHS staff, London: Stonewall.
Stonewall (2015?) Unhealthy attitudes: the treatment of LGBT people within health and social services, London: Stonewall.

Books

Eckstrand K L and Ehrenfeld, JM (2016) Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender healthcare: A clinical guide to preventive, primary, and specialist care. Cham: Springer International Publishing. Eckstrand K L and Ehrenfeld, JM (2016) Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender healthcare: A clinical guide to preventive, primary, and specialist care. Cham: Springer International Publishing.
Fish J and Karban K (2015) Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalities: international perspectives in social work, Bristol: Policy Press. Fish J and Karban K (2015) Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalities: international perspectives in social work, Bristol: Policy Press.
Fisher SK, Poirier JM and Blau GM (2012) Improving emotional and behavioral outcomes for LGBT youth: a guide for professionals. Baltimore, Md: Paul H. Brookes Publishing. Fisher SK, Poirier JM and Blau GM (2012) Improving emotional and behavioral outcomes for LGBT youth: a guide for professionals. Baltimore, Md: Paul H. Brookes Publishing.
Dickinson T (2015) Curing queers: Mental nurses and their patients, 1935-74. Manchester: Manchester University Press. Dickinson T (2015) Curing queers: mental nurses and their patients, 1935-74. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Marie Curie Cancer Care (2015) "Hiding who I am": the reality of end of life care for LGBT people, London: Marie Curie.
Tod AM and Hirst J (2014) Health and inequality: applying public health research to policy and practice, Florence: Taylor and Francis. Tod AM and Hirst J (2014) Health and inequality: applying public health research to policy and practice, Florence: Taylor and Francis.
Trades Union Congress (2014) Out at work: a TUC education workbook (2nd edition), London: TUC.
Ward R, Rivers I and Sutherland M (2012) Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ageing: biographical approaches for inclusive care and support, London: Jessica Kingsley. Ward R, Rivers I and Sutherland M (2012) Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ageing: biographical approaches for inclusive care and support, London: Jessica Kingsley.
Witten TM and Eyler AE (2012) Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender aging: challenges in research, practice, and policy, Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. Witten TM and Eyler AE (2012) Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender aging: challenges in research, practice, and policy, Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

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Journals

Journals

Journals of interest for LGBT+ health. Use these links to see details of availability.

Videos

RCN: Nursing Loud and Proud: Peter Tatchell and LGBT Activism
Peter Tatchell tells the little known story of his hunt for the doctor who experimented on gay concentration camp prisoners and escaped justice.
RCN: Tommy Dickinson on "curing queers"
Tommy Dickinson speaks about research for his book ‘Curing queers: mental nurses and their patients 1935-74’

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