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HRT: hot topic

HRT: hot topic

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Time to Complete

0.25 hours


June 10, 2016


March 27, 2018

Programme Description

Dr Louise Newson discusses the background of HRT `scares’ and outlines advice to give women regarding safety and benefits. This article is from the June 2016 edition of MIMS Learning in print.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Demonstrate awareness of the risks and benefits of HRT treatment
  • Readers' comments

    `Concise and helpful; thank you.'

    ‘Very good, practical and informative topic.’

    ‘Nice to the point article which makes one confident about managing menopausal symptoms.'


    Activity author
    Dr Louise Newson
    GP, West Midlands and
    Regional lead for the Primary Care Women’s Health Forum


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.25 learning credits (0.25 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


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    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required