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Women’s health is made a priority in Scotland

BMJ 2021; 374 doi: (Published 23 August 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;374:n2090
  1. Bryan Christie
  1. Edinburgh

The UK’s first ever comprehensive plan designed to improve health outcomes for women is set to be implemented in Scotland.

It aims to raise awareness of the needs of girls and women of all ages and make the health service more accessible, inclusive, and responsive.

The Women’s Health Plan1 records many examples of how women are let down by services that have largely been developed around the problems experienced by men. A report from the British Heart Foundation has found that …

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