1. More safeguarding failures at GenderGP. This incident concerned a boy aged under 17 who had previously attempted to commit suicide and who lived in a constant state of preparedness to make another attempt. #gendergp
2. GenderGP prescribed this suicidal boy testosterone after just one visit, with no parent present, which the boy paid for out of his pocket money. GenderGP either failed to ask the boy about any mental health conditions or disregarded them completely. #gendergp
3. Worse still, this was a child that was visibly depressed - flat, anxious, tearful - any clinician with a sense of professional curiosity ought to have spotted the visible symptoms and recognised that there was a serious issue. #gendergp
4. Instead GenderGP not only failed to contact social services about this boy, but also ignored emails from the boy’s social worker. This is a scandal that raises serious questions about whether Helen Webberley’s is a fit person to work with children. #gendergp
EDIT: in the above posts for “boy” read “transboy”.

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10 Jan
THREAD: Marianne Oakes is the lead therapist at GenderGP and has been involved since at least 2017. A passionate advocate for transition, Marianne views those who criticise her work as hateful. It is, of course, not at all hateful to ask valid question such as the following...
1. What role does Marianne, a counsellor with no medical training, play at GenderGP in making recommendations about whether children should be prescribed puberty blockers or cross-sex hormones?
2. When conducting “information gathering sessions” with vulnerable children, does Marianne routinely ask her customers whether they have a history of poor mental health, self-harm or suicide attempts?
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31 Dec 20
Has the Green Party learned nothing from the Aimee Challenor debacle? A desire for inclusivity blinded them to shocking safeguarding failures. With Kathryn Bristow now elected as co chair of Green Party Women it looks set to make the same errors again 1/
Kathryn Bristow works for GenderGP as a pathway advisor, supporting customers seeking to buy puberty blockers and cross sex hormones. For this service GenderGP charges customers £25 for a 15-minute chat with Kathryn, who has no clinical training whatsoever. 2/
GenderGP makes no background or DBS checks on its customer service advisors such a Kathryn Bristow, who are supporting often vulnerable children and adults as a time of considerable mental distress. 3/
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29 Dec 20
THREAD: Since my recent tweets about GenderGP I've had several clinicians contact me with grave concerns around horrendous safeguarding failures with GenderGP's operation. I'm going to recount one here today. Others will follow. 1/5
Case one concerns a girl, aged 15, with a long history of repeated suicide attempts, some requiring hospitalisation. She identified as trans though her neither parents nor her clinician agreed, seeing instead a profoundly traumatised child. 2/5
This child, aged, 15, travelled to GenderGP in Wales. Without any consultation with CAMHS or GIDS ot he child's parents, GenderGP prescribed testosterone the same day. The child is now a young woman aged 18, identifying as a transman. 3/5
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10 Dec 20
THREAD: Still more digging into GenderGP's setup, and it just gets sleazier. To try and get to the bottom of what is happening in Belize, I hired a freelancer to look at a few things for me. This freelancer proved to be useful - it seems everyone knows everyone in Belize! 1/7
They took a look at 3301 Chetumal Street, GenderGP's 'office' in Belize City and registered office of Roton Executors, owners of Harland International and therefore GenderGP. Number 3301 doesn't exist. This place does though... 2/7
This is 3331 Chetumal Street. Just like 3301, it is home to hundreds and hundreds of limited companies. It is owned by Doug Singh, a local politician and businessman. Note the banner on the building for Zitro International. 3/7 Image
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8 Dec 20
Still more murkiness with GenderGP. When the parent company, Harland International, was set up in Hong Kong, it was incorporated with 1 HK dollar of capital. The director, Genevieve Pennill then transferred that share to another company, Roton Executors. 1/5
Roton Executors are based in Belize City, at 3301 Chetumal Street. This also happens to be the office of Spectrum Support Services Ltd, registered in Belize. This is also the contact address for Gender GP, and is listed as such on their website. 2/5
Spectrum Support Services Ltd is also listed as a director of Asaar Technology Limited, a company incorporated in 2018 with a registered address in Abergavenny. Mike Webberley is listed as a director, with Helen Webberley listed as a person with significant control. 3/5
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8 Dec 20
THREAD - some more digging into who owns GenderGP. Helen Webberley relinquished control of GenderGP Ltd on 5 April 2019. At the time she stated that she owned more than 75% of the company. At the same time something interesting happened. 1/7
Although the company nominated Lidia Palmero as director, it also nominated Genevieve Yolanda Pennill as someone with significant control of the company, specifically as someone who "has significant influence or control over the trustees of a trust". 2/7
The same arrangement exists for Online GP Services Ltd, with Helen relinquishing control on 5 April 2019 and Genevieve nominated as some with "significant influence or control over the trustees of a trust". Does this company provide the GP services for GenderGP? 3/7
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