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

Programme: Day 2 – Friday 1 July

Time

Session

Chair / Speaker

0815-0900

REGISTRATION & REFRESHMENTS

0900-1010

SESSION 8 – PUTTING WOMEN’S HEALTH ON THE POLITICAL AGENDA
Chair: Mr Haitham Hamoda

0900-0920

Menopause Taskforce
Carolyn Harris MP

Member of Parliament for Swansea East; Co-chair, UK Menopause Taskforce

0920-0940

Addressing inequality

Dr Tonye Wokoma
Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Community Gynaecology, Hull Biography

0940-1000

What is NHS England/Improvement (NHSE/I) doing for menopausal women?
Professor Janice Rymer

Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, King’s College School of Medicine, London; Consultant Gynaecologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London; National Specialty Advisor for Gynaecology for NHSE/I; Member – British Menopause Society medical advisory council Biography

1000-1010

Q&A

1010-1040

REFRESHMENTS, POSTERS & EXHIBITION

1040-1130

SESSION 9 – MENOPAUSE CLINICAL CONUNDRUMS
Chair: Dr Deborah Bruce

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

1040-1100

Women with a previous history of thrombosis
Dr Amanda Clark

Consultant Haematologist, University Hospitals Trust, Bristol Biography

1100-1120

Women with a family history of breast cancer
Dr Rebecca Bowen

Consultant Medical Oncologist, Royal United Hospital, Bath Biography

1120-1130

Q&A

1130-1220

SESSION 10 – ALTERNATIVES TO HRT
Chair: Ms Annie Hawkins

Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Salisbury Hospital; Member – British Menopause Society medical advisory council Biography

1130-1150

Complementary and non-pharmacological approaches to symptoms – how best to advise?
Kathy Abernethy

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

1150-1210

Pharmacological alternatives to HRT. Evidence base and practical prescribing
Dr Jenifer Sassarini

Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Glasgow Royal Infirmary; Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow; Core Teaching Week Lead Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Undergraduate Medicine Biography

1210-1220

Q&A

1220-1320

STANDING FORK BUFFET LUNCH, POSTERS & EXHIBITION

1320-1405

EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM
sponsored by Besins Healthcare
HRT – one size does not fit all
Besins Healthcare
Mr Vikram Talaulikar

Hon Associate Professor in Women’s Health, UCL; Associate Specialist in Reproductive Medicine, UCLH Biography

1405-1435

SESSION 11 – THE PAT PATTERSON MEMORIAL LECTURE
TESTOSTERONE FOR WOMEN – WHAT IS THE EVIDENCE?
Chair: Dr Paula Briggs

Consultant in Sexual & Reproductive Health, Liverpool Women’s Hospital; Chairman Elect and Trustee – British Menopause Society Biography

Professor Susan Davis

NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow, Director, Monash University Women’s Health Research Program; Consultant Endocrinologist and Head, Specialist Women’s Health Clinic, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia Biography

Lecture abstract

1435-1445

PRIZE GIVING, FREE COMMUNICATIONS AND POSTERS

1445-1505

REFRESHMENTS, POSTERS & EXHIBITION

1505-1620

SESSION 12 – UROGENITAL PROBLEMS
Chair: Dr Pratima Gupta

Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist; Deputy Divisional Director, University Hospitals of Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust; Member – British Menopause Society medical advisory council Biography

1505-1525

Recurrent urinary tract infections and the urinary microbiome
Mr Steve Foley

Consultant Urological Surgeon, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Reading Biography

1525-1545

Overactive bladder: current and new treatments
Mr Philip Toozs-Hobson

Consultant Gynaecologist, Birmingham Women’s & Children’s NHS Foundation Trust Biography

1545-1605

The post-menopausal vulva
Dr Katharine Edey

Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust Biography

1605-1620

Q&A

1620-1630

KEY MESSAGES & CLOSE

Mr Tim Hillard – Joint Chairman, Scientific advisory group
Mr Mike Savvas – Joint Chairman, Scientific advisory group

The British Menopause Society reserves the right to change any aspect of the conference should changes become absolutely necessary.

Enquiries

Email: admin@bms-whc.org.uk Tel: +44 (0)1628 890 199