Swedish health board wants doctors to stop prescribing life-saving puberty blockers

A Swedish government agency has recommended that puberty blockers be withheld from trans youth, despite overwhelming evidence that the treatment is “life-saving”. The National Board of Health and Welfare, also known as the Socialstyrelsen, is Sweden’s equivalent of the UK’s NICE. It is responsible for issuing public health advice and its guidelines inform – but do … Continue reading Swedish health board wants doctors to stop prescribing life-saving puberty blockers