British Menopause Society further update on HRT supply shortages (22 November 2021)

The British Menopause Society has issued this update on HRT product availability to provide guidance to BMS members and clinical practitioners on the current availability of HRT products. ​There continues to be good availability of most HRT products and in September the first continuous combined body identical HRT preparation 'Bijuve' containing 1 mg oral oestradiol and [...]

2021-11-22T12:40:36+00:0022 November 2021|

We are recruiting!

Applications closed. The British Menopause Society is recruiting for an administrator ideally to start in January 2022, 5 days a week, 9 am – 3pm based in their office in Marlow. Please see a copy of the job specification. If you would like to apply please send a covering letter and your cv to admin@bms-whc.org.uk  [...]

2021-12-01T12:27:14+00:0018 November 2021|

Government takes action to support women experiencing the menopause

The cost of repeatable HRT prescriptions will be cut Move set to save women who rely on HRT hundreds of pounds per year New government Menopause Taskforce to be co-chaired by Minister for Women’s Health, Maria Caulfield and Carolyn Harris MP   Women will benefit from cheaper and easier access to Hormone Replacement Therapies (HRT) [...]

2021-10-29T12:45:36+01:0029 October 2021|

WORLD MENOPAUSE DAY – NEW BMS/WHC RESOURCE

To coincide with World Menopause Day, a new Menopause in the Workplace section has been added to the BMS and WHC websites. This provides guidance, help and advice, both for employers and employees, and includes videos, written resources, infographics and sign-posting.  

2021-10-18T09:15:45+01:0018 October 2021|

British Menopause Society further update on HRT supply shortages (15 September 2021)

The British Menopause Society has issued this update on HRT product availability to provide guidance to BMS members and clinical practitioners on the current availability of HRT products. The ongoing challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in many women experiencing difficulties in obtaining their HRT supplies. We appreciate that continuing HRT intake [...]

2021-10-08T11:36:20+01:0015 September 2021|

British Menopause Society and ITN Productions Industry News announce new programme ‘Menopause: The Change is Here’

To mark World Menopause Day 2021, the British Menopause Society has partnered with ITN Productions Industry News to produce a news-style programme ‘Menopause: The Change is Here’, empowering, supporting and educating women to help provide a better understanding of the menopause transition and its impact, as well as protect their long-term health.

2021-09-07T08:57:55+01:007 September 2021|

Women’s Health Plan – now published

The Women’s Health Plan outlines plans to improve health and reduce inequalities for women in Scotland. It has been developed in collaboration with a range of stakeholders, and with input from women themselves, and sets out actions in areas including menopause, heart health, menstrual health including endometriosis, and sexual health. A link to the Plan [...]

2021-08-20T12:50:10+01:0020 August 2021|

The British Menopause Society response to the Department of Health and Social Care’s call for evidence to help inform the development of the government’s Women’s Health Strategy

The British Menopause Society (BMS) very much welcomes the Department of Health and Social Care’s call for evidence on this important topic of women’s health. We have included below the comments of the BMS Medical Advisory Council and the BMS Board of Trustees specific to the menopause and post reproductive health in relation to the [...]

2021-08-19T08:38:16+01:0018 August 2021|
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