31st annual scientific conference - Menopause care: maintaining the momentum #bmsconf22. Chesford Grange, Kenilworth, Thursday 30 June and Friday 1 July 2022

Programme: Day 1 – Thursday 30 June

Time

Session

Chair / Speaker

0815-0900

REGISTRATION & REFRESHMENTS

0900-0905

WELCOME & INTRODUCTION
Mr Tim Hillard – Joint Chairman, Scientific advisory group

Consultant Gynaecologist, University Hospitals Dorset, Poole; Member – British Menopause Society medical advisory council Biography

Mr Mike Savvas – Joint Chairman, Scientific advisory group

Consultant Gynaecologist, King’s College Hospital, London; Member – British Menopause Society medical advisory council Biography

0905-0935

SESSION 1 – HOT OFF THE PRESS
Mr Haitham Hamoda

Consultant Gynaecologist, Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, King’s College Hospital, London; Chairman and Trustee – British Menopause Society Biography

0935-1050

SESSION 2 – TOPICS YOU’VE ASKED FOR
Chair: Dr Kalpana Upadhyay

Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Wrexham Maelor Hospital, BCUHB, North Wales; Member – British Menopause Society medical advisory council Biography

0935-0955

Is there a panacea for post-menopausal health?
Dr Annice Mukherjee

Consultant Endocrinologist MBChB, MSc, MD, FRCP Biography

0955-1015

Metabolic syndrome in women
Professor John Stevenson

Emeritus Reader in Metabolic Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London; Trustee – British Menopause Society Biography

Lecture abstract

1015-1035

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)
Professor Nick Panay

Consultant Gynaecologist, Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London; Professor of Practice, Imperial College London; President Elect – International Menopause Society; Member – British Menopause Society medical advisory council Biography

1035-1050

Q&A

1050-1120

REFRESHMENTS, POSTERS & EXHIBITION

1120-1150

SESSION 3 – THE BMS ANNUAL LECTURE: DEMYSTIFYING THE MENOPAUSE
Chair: Kathy Abernethy

Director of Menopause Services, Peppy Health; Trustee – British Menopause Society Biography

Professor Joyce Harper

Professor of Reproductive Science, Institute for Women’s Health, University College, London Biography

1150-1300

SESSION 4 – PROGESTERONE AND THE ENDOMETRIUM
Chair: Dr Kate Panter

Consultant Gynaecologist, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London; Member – British Menopause Society medical advisory council Biography

1150-1210

Dosage and Regimens are they important?
Prof. Dr. Med. Petra Stute

Deputy Director, Gynaecological Endocrinology & Reproductive Medicine, Director Menopause Centre, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Inselspital Bern, Switzerland Biography

1210-1230

Unscheduled bleeding on HRT – how do I manage?
Miss Debra Holloway

Nurse Consultant in Gynaecology, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London Biography

Lecture abstract

1230-1250

New developments in endometrial assessment
Professor Davor Jurkovic

Professor of Gynaecology and Director, Gynaecology Diagnostic & Outpatient Treatment Unit, University College Hospital, London Biography

1250-1300

Q&A

1300-1400

STANDING FORK BUFFET LUNCH, POSTERS & EXHIBITION

1400-1445

EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM
sponsored by Theramex
Theramex
Chair: Professor Nick Panay

Consultant Gynaecologist, Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London; Professor of Practice, Imperial College London; President Elect – International Menopause Society; Member – British Menopause Society medical advisory council Biography

Management of Sleep Disorders in the Menopausal Transition
Dr Zoe Schaedel

GP and Menopause Specialist, Brighton and Hove Menopause Clinic, Menopause Care; Menopause Trainer, BMS; Co-Founder of The Good Sleep Clinic Lecture abstract

Safety profile of an estradiol/micronised progesterone combination oral HRT in post-menopausal women
Professor Nick Panay

1445-1535

SESSION 5 – TRAINING & EDUCATION
Chair: Sara Moger

Chief Executive, British Menopause Society Biography

1445-1505

Principles & Practice of Menopause Care (PPMC) training programme – the first year
Mr Haitham Hamoda

1505-1525

IMPART (International Menopause Society Professional Activity for Refresher Training)
Mr Tim Hillard

1525-1535

Q&A

1535-1605

REFRESHMENTS, POSTERS & EXHIBITION

1605-1705

SESSION 6 – FREE COMMUNICATIONS

Oral presentations

1705-1715

PROFESSOR JOHN STUDD – A TRIBUTE
Mr Mike Savvas

1715-1800

SESSION 7 – DEBATE
THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT HRT SHOULD NOT BE STARTED IN WOMEN OVER 60
Chair: Professor Anne MacGregor

Associate Specialist in Sexual & Reproductive Health, Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Barts Health NHS Trust, London; Member – British Menopause Society medical advisory council Biography

For: Miss Lynne Robinson
Consultant Gynaecologist & Clinical Lead  Fertility, Menopause and Reproductive Endocrine Services, Birmingham Women’s Hospital; Member – British Menopause Society medical advisory council Biography