HRT shortage - what you need to know

Published: 19th December 2019

Dr Louise Newson has written this informative article for Gransnet, detailing the ins and outs of the current HRT shortage and what you can do if you've been affected.

Dr Newson gives helpful, evidence based advice on Hormone Replacement Therapy, it's many benefits and what you can do if your doctor won't prescribe HRT. She also explains a few helpful ways you might be able to fulfil your prescription if your type/dose has been affected by the shortage.

Click here to read the full article from Dr Newson and Gransnet.


Newson Health Menopause and Wellbeing Centre was founded by leading menopause specialist and GP, Dr Louise Newson, and officially opened in September 2018 by Liz Earle MBE. Created to help women receive the most appropriate, individualised treatment for their perimenopause and menopause, it has quickly become a centre of excellence, providing care to women of all ages, as well as running educational events for primary care clinicians.

Dr Newson is also the founder of the Menopause Doctor website, a free resource since 2017, providing the latest unbiased, evidence based information about the menopause and perimenopause for women as well as the most recent national and international menopause articles and guidelines for healthcare professionals. The website has been adopted by the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) as an official educational library aimed at patients and healthcare professionals wishing to learn more about the menopause.

Newson Health Research and Education is a not-for-profit organisation founded by Dr Newson, from which all profits gained from the organisation's activities, such as event sponsorship, delegate fees and speaker's fees, are invested back into the business.