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PE01734: Lower the age of hysterectomies

Health

Petitioner: Megan Archibald

Status:
Open

Closing Date for Online Petition: 22 August 2019

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to urgently review current NHS guidance surrounding the age and status at which women are considered for hysterectomies for chronic medical reasons.

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  • How could women with debilitating period pain be better supported in Scotland?
  • Should women have to exhaust all other treatment options before a hysterectomy is considered?
  • Should women have the right to choose a hysterectomy at any age, regardless of whether or not they’ve had a child?  


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