Women’s health experts appointed to tackle ‘Medical Misogyny’

Growing evidence and medical research has shown women often suffer poorer health outcomes because of systemic issues in healthcare delivery. Women disproportionately experience delayed diagnosis, overprescribing, and a failure to properly investigate symptoms. Addressing these concerns, a new National Women’s Health Advisory Council will examine the unique challenges that women and girls experience in the […]

Paid leave for family and domestic violence starts

Ten days of paid domestic violence leave will come into force as of today. From 1 February workers for large or medium businesses will have access to this new entitlement. The measure, which will impact at least seven million employees, is seen as crucial to support workers, overwhelmingly women, to leave violent relationships. Minister for […]