Chair of the Menopause APPG Carolyn Harris introduced legislation via a Private Members Bill which is being backed by cross-party MPs to change rules around charging for Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), which alleviates symptoms of the menopause.

MPs urged England to “follow the lead” of Scotland and Wales and make Hormone Replacement Therapy exempt from NHS prescription charges.

The majority of the 3.4 million women between 50 and 64 in the UK will be experiencing symptoms of the menopause – with these ranging from heart palpitations to hot flushes, vaginal pain, anxiety and depression.

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