For patients

Women’s Health Concern (WHC), established in 1972 and the patient arm of the BMS since 2012. WHC provides a confidential, independent service to advise, inform and reassure women about their gynaecological, sexual and post reproductive health.

Our specialist healthcare professionals offer unbiased information via:

  • The website, which contains a wide range of downloadable resources, including factsheets and infographics and a separate menopause section, Menopause: Giving you confidence for understanding and action
  • Our email advisory service, staffed by specialist nurses
  • Links to a series of 14 short videos, BMS TV: the menopause explained and the BMS menopause specialist online register with details of NHS and private clinics and services
  • Symposia, seminars, meetings and our workshop Living and loving well beyond 40…!

Unbiased information

The first port of call on women’s health issues, offering information and advice.

Confidential advice by email

A confidential question-answering service via email managed by a team of experienced nurses and medical advisers.

Information leaflets

A range of detailed information leaflets and factsheets on the most common gynaecological, sexual health and other medical conditions, which can be printed directly from our website.

Newspaper, magazines, TV, case studies

Working with the media to ensure that women’s views regarding gynaecological and sexual health issues are taken in to consideration.

Educational events

Relevant upcoming events on women’s health issues, including education for the medical profession.

Research and analysis

We also undertake research and analysis into current health concerns for women and how these differ according to age.

In July 2012 Women’s Health Concern formally became the patient arm of British Menopause Society (BMS). This merger is enabling us to develop our charitable work whilst retaining our Women’s Health Concern branding and range of services for women of all ages. More about BMS