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HRT shortages updated

Disclaimer: This resource aims to assist in prescribing decisions and offer women confidence about switching products. Always refer to British National Formulary for complete prescribing guidelines and Summary of Product Characteristics for details of products. The situation with HRT stocks

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Managing menopause in a changing world

In the grand scheme of things, today, menopause may feel insignificant. It is true that the wider concerns brought about by the coronavirus have focused minds on other issues – how to work from home without stressing your relationship, home-schooling …

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Menopause on the NHS front-line

Of all the workplaces in which to experience the menopause, you might think you’d be best off in a organisation dedicated to providing world class health care. Surely if you and your colleagues are professionally trained to look after people, …

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The real reasons why women are going without their HRT?

“My pharmacist just says it’s out of stock, that’s it”
“I’ve been left to go from store to store checking which chemist might have it”
“I’ve been given something completely different and it does not suit me”

There have been …

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Bioidenticals – What’s All The Fuss?

Natural HRT, safe, effective and made just for you – sounds attractive doesn’t it? It’s often advertised with cheesy photos of happy, youthful-looking couples on sunny beaches. Who wouldn’t choose that type of HRT? Yes, it might cost a lot …

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Menopause inside & outside the workplace

Sara (not her real name) sits quietly at the back of the room, listening to the menopause awareness session put on by her company. She does not contribute or participate, simply watches her colleagues and listens as they discuss how …

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What’s it like to have a Peppy menopause appointment

When Emma began experiencing symptoms of the menopause at the age of 51, she was initially taken aback at the physical and emotional impact.
“I was aware that the menopause existed, of course,” she says.

“But I’d never paid too …

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HRT and breast cancer – what should women on HRT do?

By Kathy Abernethy
Peppy -Director of Menopause Services and Co –Lead of NHS Menopause Specialist Service, Harrow Immediate past Chair, British Menopause Society.

The publication in the Lancet this week of a review of other studies, indicates an increased risk …

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HRT shortages

Disclaimer: This resource aims to assist in prescribing decisions and offer women confidence about switching products. Always refer to British National Formulary for complete prescribing guidelines and Summary of Product Characteristics for details of products. The situation with HRT stocks

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