BMS news

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|

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|

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|

World Menopause Day media coverage

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  [...]

2018-10-24T11:13:14+01:0024 October 2018|

New BMS CBT course for menopause symptoms

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 [...]

2018-03-21T11:38:14+01:0021 March 2018|

Menopause Specialists – apply for certification before 1 December 2017

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 [...]

2017-09-12T10:54:54+01:0012 September 2017|

New Year’s Honours

Congratulations to two longstanding members of the British Menopause Society who have been awarded honours in the 2017 New Year's Honours list.

2019-03-13T13:44:55+01:003 January 2017|