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Menopause: women’s shame is consigned to history, now let’s see NHS employers catch up

Nurses experiencing menopause symptoms deserve workplaces that meet their needs

Nurses experiencing menopause symptoms deserve workplaces that meet their needs

My husband awoke with a cry of terror, as though he’d found a tarantula in the bed.

But no – it was not an arachnid that had caused his fright.

During the night my hormone replacement therapy (HRT) patch had dislodged itself from my hip and become stuck to his thigh.

I don’t know what he thought it would do, but he spent an inordinate amount of time in front of the mirror that day.

Stigma and taboo meant women suffered in silence

HRT was a lifeline for me during the

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