Chair / Speaker


Session 9 – Menopause Café
Topic 1: HRT – Practical prescribing
  • Jane Davis Biography
  • Pratima Gupta
  • Heather Currie
  • Keith Spowart, Consultant Gynaecologist, Glasgow, Member – BMS medical advisory council Biography
  • Elaine Stephens Biography
  • Anne MacGregor
  • Joan Pitkin
  • Paula Briggs, Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health, Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust; Member – BMS medical advisory council Biography
  • Kathy Abernethy
  • Annie Hawkins, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth; Member – BMS medical advisory council Biography
Topic 2: HRT and cardiovascular disease
  • John Stevenson
  • Haitham Hamoda
  • Mary Ann Lumsden
  • Nick Panay
  • Melanie Davies, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, University College London Hospitals; Member – BMS medical advisory council Biography
  • Tony Parsons, Consultant Gynaecologist, Warwickshire Nuffield Hospital, Leamington Spa Biography
  • Tim Hillard
  • Mike Savvas
  • Eddie Morris, Consultant Gynaecologist, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital; Trustee – British Menopause Society Biography
  • Lynne Robinson


Session 10 – Obesity, menopause and hormones
Chair: Dr John Stevenson


Modern management of obesity in menopausal women
Dr Ben Whitelaw

Consultant Endocrinologist, Kings College Hospital, London


HRT and obesity: Is it linked with weight gain?
Dr Abd Tahrani

Consultant Endocrinologist and Obesity Centre Lead, University Hospital, Birmingham Biography


Session 11 – Symposium sponsored by Theramex: Beyond oestrogens – rethinking the role of hormones in the management of Vulvar and Vaginal Atrophy
Chair: Mr Tim Hillard
Mr Nick Panay
Mr Tim Hillard


Session 11 – Free communications and posters: Prize giving
Session 13 – The Pat Patterson Memorial Lecture
Sexuality in Premature Ovarian Insufficiency
Chair: Mr Mike Savvas

Consultant Gynaecologist, King’s College Hospital, London; Member – BMS medical advisory council

Dr Rossella Nappi

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, University of Pavia, Italy Biography


Session 14 – Bleeding issues during the menopause
Chair: Mr Nick Panay


Management of bleeding in the perimenopausal and menopausal woman
Professor Justin Clark

Consultant Gynaecologist, Birmingham Women’s Hospital/University of Birmingham


Health costs of protecting the endometrium in menopausal women
Mr Farook Al-Azzawi

Consultant Gynaecologist, University of Leicester Biography


Key messages and close of day two
Dr Pratima Gupta and Miss Lynne Robinson