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Testosterone therapy for women – review recently published

A review of the use of testosterone therapy for women has been published in the Lancet. Analysis of 36 randomised trials including 8480 participants concludes that testosterone is effective for postmenopausal women with low sexual desire which is causing distress. Dr Heather Currie, Founder and MD Menopause Matters, Spokesperson for the Royal College of Obstetricians [...]

2019-08-01T11:38:49+01:001 August 2019|

British Menopause Society Education Fund – a benefit for full members

  At the BMS annual scientific conference on 4 July 2019 our chairman, Kathy Abernethy, launched the new BMS Education Fund to mark the 30th anniversary of the Society. The principal purpose of the Fund will be to grant financial awards to our UK healthcare professionals: to further career opportunities and professional development within the [...]

2019-07-04T16:43:47+01:004 July 2019|

BMS Council Elections 2019

There are four places available on the BMS Medical Advisory Council this year.  Please consider standing – nomination papers and an outline of responsibilities will be sent out shortly. Voting will be done electronically and a link to the ballot paper will be sent out mid-June so please make sure you exercise your right to [...]

2019-05-14T12:31:06+01:0014 May 2019|

BBC Breakfast Menopause themed week

BBC Breakfast is planning a variety of news items on the menopause next week, from Monday 13 May. The BMS was approached for input in March and we have provided them with information, guidance, spokespeople and resources. The schedule and content is subject to change, but we hope there will be coverage of a BMS [...]

2019-05-09T13:58:31+01:009 May 2019|

Health: Truth or Scare available on BBC Iplayer now

Click on the link below to watch BBC 1 programme Health:Truth or Scare featuring BMS Chairman Elect Haitham Hamoda, and BMS Trustee, Heather Currie discussing the fears behind using HRT (starts at 29:52 minutes): https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0004hjc/health-truth-or-scare-series-3-episode-4 Please note this programme will only be available until 23 May 2019.

2019-05-01T13:30:38+01:001 May 2019|

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|