UK Health Secretary Orders NHS Use Word ‘Woman’ Instead of ‘People with Ovaries’

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The British government has reportedly ordered the National Health Service (NHS) to use the word women instead of woke doublespeak language such as “people with ovaries”.

Related: Report: UK’s NHS Scrubs The Word ‘Women’ From Ovarian Cancer Guidance To Be More “Inclusive”

Health Secretary Sajid Javid has reportedly intervened to prevent the nation’s socialised healthcare system from adopting so-called gender-free language after it emerged that the NHS removed references to women from online health advice pages for female-only cancers.

According to a report from The Sun newspaper, Javid is said to be concerned that the health service is prioritising woke ideology over the health outcomes of patients following warnings that such health advice may confuse those with English as a second language.

Earlier this month, it was reported that the NHS had altered the online landing pages cervical, ovarian and womb cancer to remove all references to women.

For example, the health advice page for ovarian cancer stated: “Anyone with ovaries can get ovarian cancer. This includes women, trans men, non-binary people and intersex people with ovaries.”

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