Government to tackle women's health and wellbeing with new strategy

Follows call for evidence

Hemma Visavadia
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Government to tackle women's health and wellbeing with new strategy

The Government has unveiled its Women’s Health Strategy for England which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of women and how they access care.

The strategy followed a call for evidence drawing nearly 100,000 responses from individuals across England, which highlighted a need for "greater focus on women-specific health conditions", including fertility and pregnancy loss, and gynaecological conditions such as endometriosis, which affects one in 10 women.  As part of the changes, the Government said it will expand women's health-focused education and training programmes for incoming doctors and improve fertility services. The str...

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