Health & Healthcare

Stonewall works extensively with healthcare providers to ensure that they understand the needs of lesbian, gay and bisexual people. For information, resources and best practice check out our health microsite www.healthylives.stonewall.org.uk.

If you are a patient who is interested in their health or has experienced discrimination please go to our health information page 

What we know

About LGB health needs

Stonewall has published research into the health needs of lesbian, gay and bisexual people.

Stonewall have also produced a series of briefings on the health of lesbian, gay and bisexual people based on the above research reports. To read these briefings please click here

In 2007, Stonewall produced an in-depth research review of the health issues affecting lesbian, gay and bisexual people. To read this review please click here.


What we have done

We’ve worked with the Department of Health, the General Medical Council and other organisations to produce a series of guides for healthcare providers. These publications are:

For information on what we do in the health sector check out our health microsite www.healthylives.stonewall.org.uk.


 

Useful links

  • Gay and Lesbian Association of Doctors and Dentists (GLADD) 
    BM Box 5606 London WC1N 3XX
    Email: secretary@gladd.org.uk 
    GLADD is a membership organisation for LGBT doctors and dentists.

  • GMFA 
    Unit 43 Eurolink Centre 49 Effra Road London SW2 1BZ
    020 7738 6872
    Email: gmfa@gmfa.org.uk 
    GMFA is a nationwide organisation running gay men’s health promotion campaigns and providing health advice and support services.

  • Health With Pride
    Health With Pride is an online resource for LGB patients and the healthcare professionals who serve them.

  • Naz Project London (NPL) 
    Palingwick House 241 King Street London W6 9LP
    020 8741 1879
    Email: npl@naz.org.uk 
    NPL provides sexual health and HIV prevention and support services to targeted black and minority ethnic (BME) communities in London. It also provides training services to voluntary, community and statutory organisations as well as a wide range of free resources.

  • PACE 
    34 Hartham Road London N7 9JL
    020 7700 1323
    Email: info@pacehealth.org.uk 
    PACE is a London-based organisation promoting the mental health and emotional well-being of the LGBT community. PACE provides free or low-cost mental health, relationship and family support services.

  • Sigma Research 
    University of Portsmouth 77a Tradescant Road London SW8 1XJ
    020 7820 8022
    Email: admin@sigmaresearch.org.uk 
    Sigma Research is a social research group specialising in the behavioural and policy aspects of HIV and sexual health. It also undertakes research and development work on aspects of LGB health and well-being.

  • Department of Health sexual orientation webpage and LGBT Advisory Group
    Publications and other resources for NHS and social care staff, as well as information on the LGBT Advisory Group.

Stonewall works extensively with healthcare providers to ensure that they understand the needs of lesbian, gay and bisexual people. For information, resources and best practice check out our health microsite www.healthylives.stonewall.org.uk.

 


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