The BMS recommendations to the DHSC have now been published online in Post Reproductive Health Journal

The British Menopause Society (BMS) recommendations to the DHSC’s call for evidence to inform the development of the Women’s Health Strategy have now been published online in Post Reproductive Health Journal. The BMS response was specific to menopause and post reproductive health and included recommendations in relation to all six core themes included in the [...]

2022-01-10T13:30:53+00:0010 January 2022|

An American study reported on changes in cycle or menses length in women receiving COVID-19 vaccination

An American study reported on changes in cycle or menses length in women receiving COVID-19 vaccination and concluded that COVID-19 vaccination is associated with a small change in cycle length but not menses length. A total of 3,959 individuals (2,403 vaccinated and 1,556 unvaccinated women) were included in the study. Overall, COVID-19 vaccine was associated [...]

2022-01-10T13:16:42+00:0010 January 2022|

British Menopause Society further update on HRT supply shortages (22 November 2021)

The British Menopause Society has issued this update on HRT product availability to provide guidance to BMS members and clinical practitioners on the current availability of HRT products. ​There continues to be good availability of most HRT products and in September the first continuous combined body identical HRT preparation 'Bijuve' containing 1 mg oral oestradiol and [...]

2021-11-22T12:40:36+00:0022 November 2021|

We are recruiting!

Applications closed. The British Menopause Society is recruiting for an administrator ideally to start in January 2022, 5 days a week, 9 am – 3pm based in their office in Marlow. Please see a copy of the job specification. If you would like to apply please send a covering letter and your cv to admin@bms-whc.org.uk  [...]

2021-12-01T12:27:14+00:0018 November 2021|

Government takes action to support women experiencing the menopause

The cost of repeatable HRT prescriptions will be cut Move set to save women who rely on HRT hundreds of pounds per year New government Menopause Taskforce to be co-chaired by Minister for Women’s Health, Maria Caulfield and Carolyn Harris MP   Women will benefit from cheaper and easier access to Hormone Replacement Therapies (HRT) [...]

2021-10-29T12:45:36+01:0029 October 2021|

WORLD MENOPAUSE DAY – NEW BMS/WHC RESOURCE

To coincide with World Menopause Day, a new Menopause in the Workplace section has been added to the BMS and WHC websites. This provides guidance, help and advice, both for employers and employees, and includes videos, written resources, infographics and sign-posting.  

2021-10-18T09:15:45+01:0018 October 2021|

British Menopause Society further update on HRT supply shortages (15 September 2021)

The British Menopause Society has issued this update on HRT product availability to provide guidance to BMS members and clinical practitioners on the current availability of HRT products. The ongoing challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in many women experiencing difficulties in obtaining their HRT supplies. We appreciate that continuing HRT intake [...]

2021-10-08T11:36:20+01:0015 September 2021|

Women’s Health Plan – now published

The Women’s Health Plan outlines plans to improve health and reduce inequalities for women in Scotland. It has been developed in collaboration with a range of stakeholders, and with input from women themselves, and sets out actions in areas including menopause, heart health, menstrual health including endometriosis, and sexual health. A link to the Plan [...]

2021-08-20T12:50:10+01:0020 August 2021|
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