Period poverty: five minutes with . . . Eleanor WilsonBMJ 2018; 362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k2913 (Published 03 July 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;362:k2913
- Abi Rimmer
- The BMJ
“Period poverty is something that doctors will rarely hear about but they will frequently treat patients who experience it. It can be horrible to experience; isolating, upsetting, degrading, and it can really impact on a patient’s dignity.
“If a woman can’t access sanitary products it can have a massive impact on her self esteem and mental health. So, as a doctor, if you …