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NHS England clarifies its stance on conversion therapy

 

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NHS England clarifies its stance on conversion therapy

NHS England has signed a revised memorandum of understanding making clear its objection to conversion therapy.

This is an umbrella term for therapy or persuasive techniques designed to prejudice people’s choices about gender change or sexual orientation. Signatory organisations agree the practice of conversion therapy is unethical and potentially harmful. Organisations that provide or commission mental health or psychological services should seek to ensure they do not commission or provide conversion therapy. More....