Lower HRT prescribing in deprived areas 'suggests large unmet need for menopause care'

HRT prescribing rates are 29% lower in GP practices in the most socioeconomically deprived areas of England compared with those in the most affluent areas, according to new research.

Previous research has raised concerns that women from deprived backgrounds are less likely to receive HRT. | GETTY IMAGES
Previous research has raised concerns that women from deprived backgrounds are less likely to receive HRT. | GETTY IMAGES

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