Private menopause clinics prescribing HRT at ‘twice the recommended dose’

The British Menopause Society (BMS), the organisation for healthcare professionals and others specialising in post-reproductive health, told the Journal that it was aware of issues regarding the prescribing of private providers and was addressing the matter “as a priority”. In a joint statement to The Pharmaceutical Journal, Dr Paula Briggs, the chairman of the BMS, … Read more

Health bosses are fiddling while the NHS burns

What planet is Amanda Pritchard on? Writing in the Daily Telegraph, the head of the health service in England outlined new guidance on menopause which could see up to 260,000 female members of staff working from home or taking on lighter duties. NHS workers who are “silently suffering” should not be expected to “grin and … Read more