Doctor calls for period products to be supplied to hospital staff

UK intensivist Dr Rosie Baruah argues access to pads and tampons is a basic human necessity, adding doctors working anti-social hours are resorting to toilet paper instead

A leading intensivist is pushing for period products to be provided in all hospital staff toilets, so doctors and nurses don’t have to "bleed through their uniforms when they are trying to do their job".

Dr Rosie Baruah.

Dr Rosie Baruah, an intensivist and anaesthetist from Edinburgh, Scotland, says access to tampons and pads at work is a basic hygiene necessity. 

Doctors often worked a long