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HRT product could be available over the counter

Dr Paula Briggs, a consultant in sexual and reproductive health at Liverpool Women’s Hospital, told the BBC that making HRT available over the counter would be “a good thing to do”. But she said it needed to be done carefully, by ensuring education for pharmacists and women on accessing the right treatments. Source link

Davina McCall hails 'brilliant day for women' as HRT prescription cost cut

TV presenter Davina McCall joined menopause campaigners outside parliament to celebrate news that the cost of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) prescriptions will be cut. Labour MP Carolyn Harris was pushing for a law to make the menopause treatment free in England. The government would not go that far, but said women would only have to […]

Menopause: HRT prescription costs to fall after MP's campaign, says government

Ms Kendall’s personal story saw Health Secretary Sajid Javid intervene to offer his support, adding: “I think it’s powerful to hear from her about her personal experiences and I do hope, especially after this debate but going forward, that the whole House can co-operate and do much more to help with this.” Source link