Coping with the ‘Davina effect’ on HRT

TV personality Davina McCall has been at the forefront of a much-needed sea change in the awareness of menopause symptoms, leading to many more women seeking HRT.

However, as demand as risen, there have also been major shortages of certain products and there have also been claims that, in some cases, hormone therapies are being overprescribed.

In this episode, Katherine Sole and Julia Robinson speak with two experts on how best to prescribe HRT and how pharmacists can manage difficult conversations when it comes to shortages. Thanks to Paula Briggs, consultant and chair of the British Menopause Society, and Hayley Berry, lead learning development pharmacist at the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education, for their help.

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This episode is presented by Nigel Praities, executive editor, and was produced by Geoff Marsh.