The British Menopause Society (BMS) provides education, information and guidance to healthcare professionals specialising in all aspects of post reproductive health. This is achieved through an annual programme of lectures, conferences, meetings, exhibitions and our interactive website. We offer a range of publications including our quarterly journal Post Reproductive Health and the definitive handbook Management of the Menopause.
BMS Menopause Specialists
Apply online for certification as a BMS recognised Menopause Specialist. More details
NICE Menopause clinical guideline is here…
The NICE Guideline on the diagnosis and management of the menopause will play an important role in raising awareness of all menopausal symptoms and in encouraging women to consider lifestyle changes to improve later health.
The Guideline should also clarify uncertainty – both for women and for healthcare professionals – around both prescribed and non-prescribed treatment options.
8 December 2016
9 December 2016
20 January 2017
30 January 2017 - 31 January 2017
20 March 2017 - 22 March 2017
23 March 2017 - 24 March 2017
27 March 2017 - 30 March 2017
26 April 2017
18 May 2017 - 19 May 2017
25 November 2016Many women experience disturbed sleep as a menopausal symptom which can have a significant effect on mood and energy levels and cause distress.
25 November 2016A useful article published in “Menopause” has reviewed current information on the effect on breast cancer risk with the use of HRT after removal of ovaries for risk reducing surgery in women who carry the BRCA gene.
25 November 2016A review of 32 studies has examined the association with age of menopause and risk of cardiovascular disease.
20 October 2016Scientists have discovered 14 gene variants linked to hot flushes, giving hope that it will lead to treatments other than hormone replacement therapy.
Conference and meeting reports
Held on 19 & 20 May 2016 at the Royal College of Physicians, London, this year's conference was attended by over 300 delegates.
Our patient arm
Women’s Health Concern (WHC) was founded in 1979 and became the patient arm of the BMS in 2012. It provides an independent service to advise, reassure and educate women of all ages about their health, wellbeing and lifestyle concerns.
Information for non-professionals can also be found at Menopause Matters
The British Menopause Society is a specialist society affiliated to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare. Working together we have developed theoretical and practical training modules aimed at those healthcare professionals who regularly work in the field of women’s health.
|BMS is a founder member of Women’s Health Alliance – working together for women.|
Website last reviewed: May 2016