Not Routinely Funded
One course of treatment will be funded if
Endocrinological assessment confirms presence of underlying medical disease and all the following criteria can be met:
- Severe facial hair needing to shave every 2-3 days
- Patient does not respond to or cannot tolerate oral therapies
- Reassessment during the course of treatment should show evidence of significant benefit.
Subsequent requests for further treatment must also be submitted via IFR
IFR Form required to be completed.
Facial hair removal is the commissioning responsibility of NHS England for patients who are undergoing gender reassignment. For patients undergoing gender reassignment surgery, hair removal from donor sites for reconstructive surgery is approved in accordance with the NHS England Specialised Commissioning Group Gender Dysphoria Commissioning Policy: http://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/int-gend-proto.pdf
||8 March 2018
||24 July 2018
|Next Review date