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  1. ITV Report

Increase in the number of young gender-diverse people seeking help

ITV News has seen figures which show a big rise in the number of young people referred to the NHS clinic which helps children with their gender identity.

97 children were referred to the Gender identity development service in the year 2009/2010. That figure increased to 2,519 for 2017/2018.

The Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) is a highly specialised clinic for young people presenting with difficulties with their gender identity development.

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