The Sun – Menowashing Article

While it’s great there’s an increased public focus on this important topic and we’re no longer expecting midlife women to suffer in silence, I’ve also grown increasingly concerned by the proliferation of products on the market targeted at menopausal women. Many women are vulnerable and seeking help anywhere they can find it and while it…

This Morning – EHRC guidance

Following today’s headlines about the new EHRC guidance for employers to support menopausal women in the workplace, I was invited onto @thismorning to talk about the news further.

BMJ Article

It was really great to see the letter Dr Sarah Glynne and I submitted to The BMJ printed in the latest issue as a selected letter from the rapid responses on bmj.com. Only three letters were selected for the magazine, and all were about curbing antidepressant use. Over the past decade, antidepressant prescriptions have almost…

Events in Norway with C-Medical

I have been in Norway for a few days to deliver talks at three events hosted by C-Medical The first was for people in various companies about how the perimenopause and menopause can affect people working and the second was for around 70 doctors – mainly GPs – teaching them about symptoms, health risks and safe…

Women in Health & Care Network Dinner

Huge thank you to Mills & Reeve for welcoming Dr Rebecca Lewis and I to the second ever Women in Health & Care Network dinner earlier this week. It was a real honour to speak to so many leaders in the health and care sector about our work in women’s health and it’s been brilliant…

Webinar with Ovacome

Webinar with Ovacome  – The Ovarian Cancer Support Charity I was invited by Ovacome to discuss issues around menopause specific to those affected by ovarian cancer, including menopause following risk reduction surgery and treatment after this; HRT for women with higher risk of cancers; menopause for younger women

FA Event

I’ve been at the @englandfootball today talking about hormones to men and women both in person and remotely with an overwhelming response. I started my presentation talking about a patient who had to stop playing sport as her stamina had reduced, she was experiencing muscle and joint pains and had no motivation. She had struggled for 10…

Menopause can cause £30,000 pension shortfall

Women who experience menopausal symptoms could miss out in retirement Women are known to face a savings disadvantage due to the gender pay gap, maternity leave and caring responsibilities, but new analysis by Newson Health has shown they could also be missing out on more than £30,000 in pension contributions due to their menopausal symptoms.…

Newson Health announces ground-breaking research into testosterone

Study led by Dr Louise Newson suggests testosterone has benefits beyond sexual function Newson Health has today become the first UK organisation to announce new insights into the benefits of testosterone suggesting the hormone has important health benefits beyond sexual function. The large retrospective observational study was led by Menopause Specialist Dr Louise Newson and…