Table 2.

Documents Included in the Full Appraisal

CountryDocument No., Title, and AuthorsFunder/ PublisherTargetType and Length
GLMA = Gay and Lesbian Medical Association; NHS = National Health Service; NNLM = National Network of Libraries of Medicine.
a UNISON is a trade union for public sector workers.
United States11,271. Community Standards of Practice for Provision of Quality Health Care Services for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Clients; GLBT Health Access ProjectMassachusetts Department of Public HealthPublic health care servicesBooklet, 7 pages
United States312. A Provider’s Handbook on Culturally Competent Care: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Population; Kaiser Permanente National Diversity CouncilKaiser PermanenteKaiser Permanente cliniciansBooklet, 71 pages
United States363. Guidelines for Care of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Patients; GLMAGLMA; sponsored by Pfizer USCliniciansBooklet, 45 pages + online
Canada24. Caring for Lesbian and Gay People: A Clinical Guide; Peterkin and RisdonNone disclosedCliniciansTextbook, 378 pages + online
Australia33355. Health and Sexual Diversity. A Health and Well-being Action Plan for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (GLBTI) Victorians; LeonardDepartment of Human Services, VictoriaHealth care servicesReports, 136 pages, and booklet, 4 pages + online
United Kingdom266. Not ‘Just’ A Friend: Best Practice Guidance on Health Care for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Service Users and Their Families; Royal College of Nursing and UNISONRoyal College of Nursing & UNISONaNHS health workersBooklet, 12 pages
United States287. Culturally Competent Care for GLBT People: Recommendations for Health Care Providers; Public Health, Seattle and King CountyNNLM grantCliniciansWeb site, 10 Web pages
United Kingdom298. Fair for All—The Wider Challenge. Good LGBT Practice in the NHS; NHS Inclusion Project and Stonewall ScotlandNHS Scotland and Stonewall ScotlandStaff in all areas of NHSReport, 51 pages
United States329. Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health; Makadon et alAmerican College of PhysiciansPrimary care cliniciansTextbook, 526 pages
Canada3010. Caring for Lesbian Health: A Resource for Canadian Health Care Providers, Policy Makers and Planners; HudspithHealth CanadaCanadian clinicians, policy makers, plannersReport, 37 pages
Ireland3711. Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual Patients: The Issues for General Practice; AllenIrish College of General PractitionersIrish general practitionersReport, 24 pages