Making menopause more inclusive

This series of articles has been commissioned by Eleanor Mills, Editor in Chief at Noon about the inequalities facing Queenagers in menopause care. Our aim is to widen access to information and treatment so that all women get the care they need at this critical stage. This series of articles has been edited by her and reflect her editorial judgement. The articles are brought to you by Theramex.

Making menopause more inclusive : The context and the challenges

The conversation around menopause is changing, but there are still too many inequalities in women's care and treatment. Noon founder, Eleanor Mills, explains the issues we'll be confronting in our new inclusive menopause series

Making menopause more inclusive: Meet parliament's menopause warrior

Carolyn Harris MP has put menopause on the global political map now she is determined all women - not just posh white ones - must benefit. Eleanor Mills meets her

Carolyn Harris MP

Making menopause more inclusive : The global majority experience

The experience of menopause amongst minority ethnic women is substantially worse than for white women. Yasmin Alibhai-Brown explores the cultural and societal background to why this is, and calls for more recognition and support for women in diverse communities.

Making menopause more inclusive : HRT and the bigger picture

Knowledge is a powerful thing when it comes to your menopause and getting the treatment that's right for you. These are facts you need to know about the wide variety of HRT prescriptions and how the current crisis in health care can impact your ability to get it.

Making menopause more inclusive: What needs to change about GP care

Not enough GPs understand or recognise the symptoms of menopause, meaning too many women are struggling to get the right treatment. A simple system change could make a big difference - to both GPs and their patients.

Making menopause more inclusive : HRT and the prescription system

The prescription and availability of HRT is affected by several issues. Funding is one of them. Donna Ferguson explains why the system needs to change and how it can be done.