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 [...]
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 [...]
To mark World Menopause Day, the British Menopause Society (BMS) has launched a UK-wide register of BMS recognised menopause specialists, covering both NHS and private clinics and services.
Excellent evaluations for this first ever BMS Cognitive Behaviour Therapy course, brilliantly facilitated by Dr Melanie Smith and Dr Janet Balabanovic. The group comprised HCPs from a diverse array of disciplines and included lots of new faces, BMS members, two delegates from Denmark and one each from Australia, Greece, Malta and Romania - and founder [...]
A Medical Advisory Council meeting was held at the RCOG on Thursday 2 November – the first after announcing the results of the council elections at the AGM in July.
The NICE Guideline, Menopause: diagnosis and management, published in November 2015 makes reference to ‘specialists with expertise in menopause’ or ‘menopause specialists’ throughout the guideline. Click here to view the full definition of a menopause specialist and you should note in particular the 'grandfather clause'. This applies to those of you who fulfil the listed [...]
We are delighted to welcome a new lay member to the BMS board of trustees. She is Kate Brian and in her ‘real life’ is the RCOG Women’s Voices lead.
Congratulations to two longstanding members of the British Menopause Society who have been awarded honours in the 2017 New Year's Honours list.
The findings of a new survey conducted by Ipsos MORI on behalf of the BMS were revealed at our annual conference today and have generated significant interest in the press.
Findings presented at our annual conference today show only half of women surveyed in Great Britain (who are currently experiencing or who have experienced menopausal symptoms within the past ten years) consult a healthcare professional for any of their menopause symptoms.