Below are resources available to surgical teams and their clients.

Support tools

Gender-Affirming Patient Care in a Hospital Setting

Gender diverse people access hospitals and undergo medical and surgical procedures for a variety of reasons, just like the rest of the population. To ensure your patients have safer experiences and receive dignified care, prioritize safety and confidentiality by using the tips in this support tool.



Resources for your clients

This guide is still in development, however, it is available for use and review.

The Chest Construction Surgery Guide and Passport are meant to help people understand and navigate the surgical journey related to Chest Construction Surgery. Everyone's experience is different, but these resources can be helpful during the surgical journey for individuals, their families, and care providers.


This guide is currently in development. 

For more information, please contact‎

Available webinars

Click open the accorrdian sections below to view webinars presented by the Trans Care BC team.

Date: September, 2018

Click the image to begin the webinar.


(Image links to Youtube)

Consultations for surgical teams

Trans Care BC offers education consultations to BC-based surgical centers and hospital teams performing gender-affirming procedures. Surgical teams interested in a consultation can Contact Us for inquiries.

In preparation for a scheduled education consultation, we highly recommend surgical teams review the above 23 minute video introduction to gender diversity for surgical staff. Pre-viewing this video will maximize the limited time available during the in-person education consultation with your team. 

Links to external resources

Rainbow Health Ontario (Canada)

Go to RHO Surgical Summary Sheets

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