Keira Bell: NHS trust appeals against puberty blockers ruling

The appeal centres around whether under-16s can consent to using puberty blockers. Source link

Keira Bell case: What are puberty blockers?

As part of the ruling, they said “there is real uncertainty over the short and long-term consequences of the treatment with very limited evidence as to its efficacy, or indeed quite what it is seeking to achieve. This means it is, in our view, properly described as experimental treatment”. Source link

Puberty blockers: NHS to set up independent review group

The group will assess the prescription of puberty blockers for under-16s, NHS England says. Source link

Evidence for puberty blockers use very low, says NICE

The assessment of the drugs is part of a review into gender identity services for young people. Source link