Details of EIA process for Supporting Transgender People toolkit

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Dear NHS Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group,

Please could you provide details of the EIA process referenced here:
https://bnssgccg-media.ams3.cdn.digitalo...

'Initial EIA screener completed, based on desk research and incorporating potential impacts on all protected characteristic groups.'
- Please provide the report

'2 meetings with women’s groups and members of the public to better understand the potential impacts and to broaden our engagement in this area.'
- Please provide the minutes

'1 meeting with clinicians from across the South West to better understand concerns around hormone treatment specifically.'
- Please provide the minutes

'Legal advice sought and obtained'.
- Please provide the legal advice.

'Public evidence submissions captured and reviewed'.
- Please provide details of submissions and review.

'Meeting with SARI and the Toolkit writing group to discuss edits and potential additions –including the incorporation of more ‘lived experience’ stories to support clinicians in better understanding the experience of transgender people seeking healthcare.'
- Please provide the minutes

Yours faithfully,

Sarah Smith

FOI (NHS BRISTOL, NORTH SOMERSET AND SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE CCG), NHS Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Ms Smith,

 

Thank you for your request for information, which we received on 12^th
October 2020, regarding documents and information relating to the
supporting transgender people toolkit equality impact assessment.

 

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Dear FOI (NHS BRISTOL, NORTH SOMERSET AND SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE CCG),

The response is now overdue - I would appreaciate a swift reply.

Yours sincerely,

Sarah Smith

FOI (NHS BRISTOL, NORTH SOMERSET AND SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE CCG), NHS Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

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​Dear Ms Smith,

 

Thank you for your request for information, which we received
on 12^th October 2020, regarding documents and information relating to the
supporting transgender people toolkit equality impact assessment.

 

Under section 1 (1) (a) and (b) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I
can confirm that the CCG does hold some of the information
requested.  Please find attached the response to your request, which is
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