Lloyds makes health insurance changes to include gender reassignment

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Committed to providing "increasing and inclusive support" for employees.

Lloyds Banking Group has changed its employee health insurance plans to include private gender reassignment surgery.

The Herald reports that the move makes the group - which includes Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Bank of Scotland and Scottish Widows - the first UK-owned employer to offer the surgery, according to PinkNews.

Lloyds Banking Group confirmed the move and said it was committed to providing "increasing and inclusive support" for employees.

A spokeswoman said: "Lloyds Banking Group has today extended its private medical benefits service to include cover for gender dysphoria.

"The health and wellbeing of all our colleagues is of utmost importance to the group and we are committed to providing them with increasing and inclusive support."

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