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BMS/FSRH Menopause Guardian Appointments

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Tonye Wokoma as BMS/FSRH Menopause Guardian and Jane Davis as Deputy Menopause Guardian. Tonye is a Consultant in Community Gynaecology, Sexual and Reproductive Health at Conifer House Sexual and Reproductive Health service in Hull, where she is the clinical lead for Menopause care. Jane is a GP [...]

2019-04-24T13:20:04+01:0024 April 2019|

Osteoporosis, bone health and keeping active — new charity campaign promotes exercise and dispels myths

The Royal Osteoporosis Society has launched a new set of online videos and guides ranging from how exercise helps with osteoporosis and bone health, answering common questions, through to specific exercises to promote bone and muscle strength, balance, back pain after a spinal fracture, help with posture, moving and lifting safely, bending forward and Pilates. [...]

2019-04-09T09:50:50+01:009 April 2019|

BMS Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Menopause Symptoms – one week to go

There's just one week to go until our annual two-day CBT training course for management of hot flushes and night sweats being held in Manchester on Thursday 14 and Friday 15 March 2019. This course provides an in-depth introduction to group cognitive behaviour therapy for menopause symptoms and will equip you with the knowledge and skills to [...]

2019-03-06T10:48:02+01:006 March 2019|

Menopause in the workplace

A new tool for clinicians, Menopause in the workplace, is now available on the BMS website. Click here to read the new paper which has been written by Dr Claire Hardy, Lecturer in Organisational Health and Wellbeing, Faculty of Health and Medicine, Lancaster University in collaboration with the medical advisory council of the British Menopause [...]

2019-03-04T18:05:04+01:0027 February 2019|

New Osteoporosis and Bone Research Academy launched to seek a cure for osteoporosis

The Royal Osteoporosis Society (formerly the National Osteoporosis Society) has announced plans to set up an academy to bring together the best minds, leading researchers, clinicians and academics in the field to advance the scientific knowledge of osteoporosis and bone health and ultimately to find a cure for the condition. The Osteoporosis and Bone Research [...]

2019-02-18T12:41:38+01:0018 February 2019|

World Menopause Day media coverage

To mark World Menopause Day last week, a new online register of BMS-recognised menopause specialists throughout the UK and Ireland was launched. Click on the links below to hear Chairman Kathy Abernethy on BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour and watch Sara Moger, BMS CEO on Channel 5 News talking about it. Kathy Abernethy on Woman's Hour  [...]

2018-10-24T11:13:14+01:0024 October 2018|