Made a perfect tiny human 🥰
Yesterday the Department of Health & Social Care shared the vision document for their new Women’s Health Strategy, which is due to be published in full next spring. I hadn’t really planned on getting much real work done on my last day before mat leave, but @clairecohen1 asked so nicely and this felt like a fitting note to go out on… Here are the highlights and you can read in full at the link in my bio 🔗
Merry Christmas from me and the two babies I made this year! 📖🤰🎄
📚‘It was useful to dismiss us - to tell us we were trouble, rather than change the system we were troubling.’
🩺My latest for @Refinery29uk, on the ways trans and non-binary patients are failed by healthcare, and why it’s a feminist issue.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
🧵A quote (about period poverty and menstrual shame) on the latest issue of medical journal The Lancet reads: “Historically, the anatomy and physiology of bodies with vaginas have been neglected.” But it really shouldn’t be this hard to talk about medical misogyny in a genuinely inclusive and useful way.