24th January 2020
If you are LGBTQ, it's just as important for you as for anyone else to use NHS services to keep yourself healthy.
If you feel able to, it's a good idea to tell your doctor or nurse if you're LGBTQ. If we know about your sexuality, sexual preferences and any genital surgery, it's easier to discuss your life, relationships and health concerns. We can also keep an eye out for any health problems relevant to you.
Although LGBTQ people share the same health needs as heterosexuals and cisgender people, there are some important differences.