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Great Ormond Street Hospital 'failing' intersex children

Great Ormond Street Hospital is not meeting care standards for intersex children, a BBC investigation says. It found that some patients who had been born with sexual development disorders, and their families, had no access to psychological care. And not all cases were properly discussed before the patient had life changing, irreversible surgery. Health regulator CQC is investigating. The hospital said it was committed to working with seriously ill children. Intersex, also known as disorders of sexual development (DSD), is when sex characteristics – including genitals, reproductive organs and chromosome ...

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