Female doctors in menopause retiring early due to sexism

Is it any surprise that women everywhere are struggling to get the right help and support when our health care professionals are saying that they can’t even get the right the right help and support?

According to the Guardian, female doctors going through the menopause are reducing their hours, moving to lower-paid roles or retiring early from medicine due to sexism and ageism in surgeries and hospitals.

The British Medical Association (BMA) found a strong pattern of highly experienced women leaving GP partnerships, ending their positions as clinical leaders and directors and leaving medicine early, because they were struggling to cope with menopause symptoms with no support from management or peers.

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