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.
25 April 2018
9 May 2018
5 July 2018 - 6 July 2018
12 September 2018
20 September 2018 - 21 September 2018
11 October 2018 - 12 October 2018
30 October 2018 - 31 October 2018
7 November 2018
23 November 2018 - 24 November 2018
- New BMS CBT course for menopause symptoms
- 21 March 2018
- Excellent evaluations for this first ever BMS Cognitive Behaviour Therapy course, brilliantly facilitated by Dr Melanie Smith and Dr Janet Balabanovic. The group comprised HCPs
- Workplaces should start catering for the menopause in a comparable way to pregnancy
- 15 January 2018
- A new study shows that a simple set of CBT exercises can help with symptoms, yet many workplaces have no policies in place to support
- Radio 4 Woman’s Hour and BBC Radio Sheffield week-long menopause focus
- 11 January 2018
- BBC Radio Sheffield is to join forces with Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour for a week-long series looking at the impact the menopause is having on
Conference and meeting reports
This year's conference, entitled "Menopause care – past, present and future", was held in Warwickshire on 6 and 7 July 2017.
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: June 2017