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England to offer sanitary products to hospital patients:Goal is to ease female anxiety

Mar 04, 2019 - The Boston Globe

LONDON — Beginning this summer, women and girls at hospitals across England will be offered free tampons and other sanitary products, health officials announced Sunday, in what advocates called "a big step forward" in the effort to end period poverty.

The decision by NHS England comes less than a year after the British Medical Association noted that hospitals across Britain had "often poor and inconsistent" practices of offering sanitary products and called on the government to provide t...