Gender affirming healthcare services

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  1. Could you please advise whether the following gender-affirming healthcare services are funded by the Canterbury District Health Board for transgender patients, and whether the services are currently available?
    a. Hormone therapy
    b. Mastectomy
    c. Hysterectomy
    d. Orchidectomy
    e. Facial hair removal
    f. Breast augmentation
    g. Voice training
  2. Could you please advise whether the following gender-affirming healthcare services are funded by the Canterbury District Health Board for transgender patients, and whether the services are currently available?
    a. Hormone therapy
    b. Mastectomy
    c. Hysterectomy
    d. Orchidectomy
    e. Facial hair removal
    f. Breast augmentation
    g. Voice training
  3. Finally, could you please advise what the process is, if transgender patients require one of the above services, but the Canterbury District Health Board does not offer this service? Does the Canterbury District Health Board currently fund patients to travel to other areas to access this healthcare?

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