• Text size
  • A
  • A
  • A
Your spotlight on local services

            Contact Us

  @HealthwatchNEL 
@HealthwatchNEL
         01472 361 459

menu

NHS patients in England to be offered free tampons

04/03/2019

Women and girls in hospital who need sanitary protection will be offered free tampons and other products from this summer, NHS England has said.

It follows a British Medical Association campaign pointing out many hospitals supply razors and shaving foam to men, but no sanitary products.

NHS England said it was "absolutely right" that women had access to daily essentials while in hospital.

To read the full story please click here. 

Recent