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 [...]
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. [...]
Following the recent study by Savolainen-Peltonen and colleagues highlighting again the potential impact of menopause and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the BMS has issued this response.
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 [...]
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 [...]
A new tool for clinicians, Testosterone replacement in menopause, is now available on the BMS website.
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 [...]
The BMS Medical Advisory Council has submitted a Rapid Response to an article published in the BMJ on 9 January 2019.
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 [...]
For the first time in the Middle East, a joint RCOG, BMS & IMS conference is being staged, which will connect speakers from top O&G institutions to provide an update on the most recent developments and innovations in Post Reproductive Health Kathy Abernethy, BMS Chairman says: I am privileged to be participating in this joint [...]