|Question On Notice No. 1926 asked in the Legislative Council on 12 March 2019 by Hon Nick Goiran |
Question Directed to the: Parliamentary Secretary representing the Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Mental Health
Minister responding: Hon R.H. Cook
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
I refer to the adolescents who received treatment at the Perth Children’s Hospital’s Gender Diversity Service in the 2018 calendar year, and I ask:
(a) how many received treatment;
(b) what was the average cost per patient for this treatment;
(c) how much of the treatment cost is paid for by the State; and
(d) how much of the treatment cost is paid for by the individual?
Answered on 9 April 2019
I am advised:
Note: Treatment is defined as those patients who are pubertal and receiving gender affirming hormones.