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Date: 8 December 2016

Organiser: Women's Health Concern

Location: Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, London Full details

Join us for an interesting, informative and interactive day of women’s health updates from internationally-renowned experts

The Symposium format gives the opportunity to network with speakers and colleagues from Primary and Secondary care alike – and to raise queries, questions and seek advice from our expert panel, especially on difficult or complex cases.

Delegate downloads (on BMS website)

Who should attend

GPs, clinic doctors, gynaecologists, trainees, specialist and practice nurses and anyone allied to the health profession with an interest in women’s health.


6 hours CPD/CME from the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH).


Chaired by Dr John Stevenson and Miss Joan Pitkin, to include:

  • Faecal incontinence – how to assess and treat , Miss Carolynne Vaizey
  • Oestrogen opposition – a fraught pastime , Dr John Stevenson
  • NICE Guideline for Menopause: diagnosis and management: Summary, clinical implications and practical prescribing – Real women in the real world and what to do with them. A practical 80 minute session with short lectures and hands-on group work with product and case studies, chaired by Dr Heather Currie, Mrs Kathy Abernethy and Mrs Elaine Stephens
  • Gerald Swyer Memorial Lecture: The first flush of youth? The effects of Premature Ovarian Insufficiency, Professor Janice Rymer
  • Culture and contraception for young people, Dr Anusha Dias
  • Pelvic floor and the bladder – affecting life, health and sex, Miss Joan Pitkin
  • Open Forum: Your questions answered on any women’s health and wellbeing issues. Panel chaired by Miss Joan Pitkin




Enquiries to

Key sponsor


Other sponsors

Bayer HealthCare


Besins Healthcare: Innovating for Wel-being

Kora Healthcare



Mylan: Seeing is believing

Novo Nordisk

OptiBac probiotics

PharmaCare Europe

Smartway Pharma

Sylk: Natural Intimate Moisturiser

Vitabiotics: where nature meets science

Yes: the organic intimacy company


WHC 26th Annual Symposium programm cover
Download programme and registration form [PDF, 298KB]

Delegate feedback from 2015 Women’s Health Symposium:

“Excellent catering and venue, well organised, inspiring speakers.”

“Excellent as always.”

“Very informative – thank you.”

“Great venue, great timing and refreshments. Knowledgeable speakers.”

“Many thanks for such an excellent programme.”

“Enjoyable format. Have attended a few times. Inspirational speakers. Thank you.”

“Excellent range of lectures presented in a comfortable setting – well organised and chaired.”

“Thank you for another highly valuable and enjoyable meeting. Excellent choice of topical presentations and high quality speakers. Good organisation and catering too.”

“Getting together with other health professionals. Talking, discussing, really good. Seeing people each year is great.”