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): 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|

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|