About the authors

Sarah Murjan, BM BS, M Med Sci, MRCPsych, Dip Sex and Relationship Therapy

Consultant Psychiatrist, Nottingham Centre for Gender Dysphoria.


Dr Murjan is a consultant psychiatrist at the Nottingham Centre for Gender Dysphoria, where she has worked since 1999. She has also worked in General Adult Psychiatry.


Email: sarah.murjan@nottshc.nhs.uk


Declaration of interests: None.



Christina Richards, MSc, DCPsych, CPsychol, MBACP (Accred.), EuropPsy, AFBPsS

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered Applied Psychologist; Senior Specialist Psychology Associate, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust Gender Clinic.


Dr Richards is an applied psychologist and an associate fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS). She sits on the NHS England Clinical Reference Group (CRG) on Gender Identity Services. She is Senior Specialist Psychology Associate at the Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust Gender Clinic and Clinical Research Fellow at the Charing Cross Gender Clinic.


Website: www.christinarichards.co.uk


Email: Christina.richards@nottshc.nhs.uk


Declaration of interests: None.

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