Hysterectomy, and how uninformed I feel – Jacquie’s Story

I had a hysterectomy on the 23rd June 2011 as I had been suffering wth heavy bleeding for about 2 years and was very aneamic. I had a hysteroscopy in March prior to this and biopsies were taken which, thank…

Latest ‘news’ about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and the heart

It would be true to say that for every study that claims benefits for hormone replacement therapy (HRT), there is another that says it isn't beneficial. There are host of reasons why this might be the case and this is…

Can you help us decide future information needs?

In the mid 1990's research suggested that women were not being given enough information to make informed choices about hysterectomy and hormone replacement therapy. Anecdotal evidence suggests that not much has changed in the interim. The Hysterectomy Association is re-doing their original research survey to see what, if any differences, there are 15 years on.