Entry #13173: Gender-affirming care in Nova Scotia

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RegionNova Scotia
IssueGender-affirming care
StatusLegal
Start Date(unknown)
End Date(none)
DescriptionNova Scotia covers the following procedures:
-Hysterectomy
-Oophorectomy (only available in NS)
-Orchiectomy
-Penectomy
-Breast augmentation
-Breast reduction
-Chest masculinization/mastectomy (in NS or Montreal Centre)
-Phalloplasty
-Metoidplasty
-Vaginoplasty (only available at Centre Metropolitain de Chirurgie in Montreal)

Counselling and hormones are covered in the public system.

An assessment by a healthcare professional with required competencies to assess/treat/refer patients with gender dysphoria is required for coverage.
Sourceshttps://globalnews.ca/news/8900413/gender-affirming-healthcare-province-territory-transgender/


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created by Notdog1996

Original entry
StatusLegal
Start Date(unknown)
End Date(none)
DescriptionNova Scotia covers the following procedures: -Hysterectomy -Oophorectomy (only available in NS) -Orchiectomy -Penectomy -Breast augmentation -Breast reduction -Chest masculinization/mastectomy (in NS or Montreal Centre) -Phalloplasty -Metoidplasty -Vaginoplasty (only available at Centre Metropolitain de Chirurgie in Montreal) Counselling and hormones are covered in the public system. An assessment by a healthcare professional with required competencies to assess/treat/refer patients with gender dysphoria is required for coverage.
Sourceshttps://globalnews.ca/news/8900413/gender-affirming-healthcare-province-territory-transgender/