Woman calls 30 chemists to get hands on HRT as national shortage worsens 

Woman calls 30 chemists to get hands on HRT as national shortage worsens

The national shortage of HRT is getting worse, campaigners warn – with one woman is said to have had to call 30 pharmacies to get some.

Katie Taylor, of The Latte Lounge support group, said: ‘There’s still no spray or gel at all –and nothing likely for months.

‘Women are having to go without, trying to borrow, cut their dose. Women are desperate.’

A shortage of hormone replacement therapy is getting worse, say campaigners

A shortage of hormone replacement therapy is getting worse, say campaigners

Diane Danzebrink, of Menopause Support, said private firms seemed to have access to drugs the NHS lacked, adding: ‘A lady asked a private provider for a prescription she can’t get on the NHS and she accessed it immediately. 

‘It’s still a huge problem. A large percentage of women are still having significant issues getting their usual HRT.’

The Health Department said the issue was ‘at the top of the agenda’.

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk

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