The NHS discriminates against men in so many ways, and privileges women, but apparently women aren’t privileged enough. Our thanks to Nigel for pointing us to a ridiculous piece on the BBC website. Some of the gems:
Ministers say there is “strong evidence” services for female patients need improving… [J4MB: There is, presumably, “strong evidence” services for male patients don’t need improving, because penis…]
Campaigners say they are “delighted” steps are “finally” being taken to close the so-called “gender health gap”.
While women in the UK have a longer life expectancy than men, the Department for Health and Social Care says they are spending less of their life in good health…
Studies suggest gender biases in clinical trials are a contributing factor.
Less is also said to be known about many female-specific conditions and how to treat them…
Campaigners have welcomed the idea but say it’s vital women are properly listened to and appropriate action taken…
Mika Simmons, co-chair of the Ginsburg Women’s Health Board, filmmaker, and host of The Happy Vagina podcast, said: “Every single woman I speak to, myself included, [J4MB: She speaks to herself?] has experienced either misunderstanding or loss as a direct result of slow or inaccurate diagnosis of their health concerns.
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