HRT access drops after a decade of bad publicity

AMS president Dr Jane Elliott says the therapy remained the most effective treatment for symptoms of menopause, and yet it had faced “10 years of adverse publicity” in the mainstream media.

Dr Elliott and another 11 current and past AMS presidents have signed a letter to the federal government and TGA complaining of a drop in PBS-funded HRT options and calling for regulatory reform.

Drug companies were quitting the sector, according to the letter which also lists five HRT medicines  withdrawn in Australia but