Health Services: Females

(asked on 17th November 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask Her Majesty's Government when they plan to publish the Women's Health Strategy; and what plans they have to include commitments on menstrual health conditions in that strategy.


Answered by
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Lord Kamall
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health and Social Care)
This question was answered on 1st December 2021

We will publish the Women’s Health Strategy in due course. We are currently analysing the responses to the call for evidence which will inform the priorities, content and actions in the Strategy. Within the call for evidence, the online survey included questions on menstrual health.

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