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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]