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Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne's amendment, After Clause 148

Health and Care Act 2022

Committee stage

Amendment number: 297F

Lead member

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne
Conservative, Life peer


The amendment was withdrawn after debate and no decision was taken on it.

Amendment text

After Clause 148

Insert the following new Clause—
“References to women inpatients
(1) An NHS Trust must not record or refer to women who—
(a) have requested a sex-specific ward, or
(b) have made a complaint to the relevant NHS Trust about being accommodated with inpatients who have undergone gender reassignment,
in pejorative terms, including the term “transphobe”, on that ground alone.
(2) An NHS Trust must not record women who have undertaken the action referred to in subsection (1)(a) or (1)(b) as having committed a non-crime hate incident on that ground alone.”


Lord Blencathra
Life peer