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.
2 November 2017 - 3 November 2017
6 November 2017 - 7 November 2017
7 November 2017 - 8 November 2017
15 November 2017
17 November 2017 - 18 November 2017
1 December 2017
1 March 2018 - 2 March 2018
15 March 2018 - 16 March 2018
25 April 2018
- WHI follow up research: HRT not linked to premature death
- 13 September 2017
- Among postmenopausal women in the Women’s Health Initiative trials, use of HRT for 5 to 7 years was not associated with risk of all-cause, cardiovascular
- FSRH updates guideline on contraception in over 40s
- 12 September 2017
- The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare has updated its guideline on contraception in the over 40s. In particular, clarification has been provided around contraception
- Advertising Standards Association ruling on ‘misleading’ promotion of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy
- 12 September 2017
- The British Menopause Society issued a consensus statement in March 2017 regarding the safety of custom-compounded bioidentical hormones: “Trustees and Members of the Medical Advisory
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