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Date: 1 December 2017

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.

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).


Chairman: Dr John Stevenson, Consultant Physician & Endocrinologist, Royal Brompton Hospital and Reader in Metabolic Medicine at Imperial College, London

Vulval symptoms – a practical approach to the patient

Dr Fiona Lewis, Consultant Dermatologist, St John’s Institute of Dermatology, London and Heatherwood & Wexham Park Hospital

Dietary advice for women that actually works

Nigel Denby, Dietitian, WomanKind Healthcare, London

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Professor Myra S Hunter, Emeritus professor of clinical health psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Kings College London

Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancers: the impact of hormones,

Dr Jude Hayward, GPwSI in Genetic, the Yorkshire Regional Genetics Service, Leeds

Women’s Health Café: A practical 90 minute session, comprising hands-on group work and case studies

Mrs Kathy Abernethy Chairman, British Menopause Society, Associate Director and Senior Nurse Specialist, Menopause Clinical & Research Unit, North West London Hospitals NHS Trust, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex
Dr Heather Currie Associate Specialist Gynaecologist & Obstetrician Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary, Dumfries
Mrs Elaine Stephens Senior Menopause Specialist Nurse, Birmingham Women’s Hospital Administrator, West Midlands Menopause Society
Dr Jane Woyka, GP Associate Specialist, Northwick Park Hospital Menopause Clinic & Harrow Healthcare Centre

Women’s health: a view from the quarterdeck

Surgeon Lieutenant Commander Tom Stevenson Royal Navy, Orthopaedic Registrar, Institute of Naval Medicine

Gerald Swyer Memorial Lecture: Back to the future with HRT

Dr John Stevenson
Chairman, Mr Tim Hillard, Consultant Gynaecologist, Poole Hospital NHS Trust

Delegate feedback from 2016 Women’s Health Symposium:

“Excellent symposium as usual. Appropriate/relevant topics with management options appropriate to primary care.”

“A lot of information which will be very helpful in practice. THANK YOU.”

“The breakout session was particularly useful and gave opportunity to discuss questions.”

“This was a very varied conference with excellent speakers.”

“The workshop on HRT was particularly helpful in giving practical tips for prescribing.”


“Refreshing to have such a range of topics. Lots of practical advice applicable to clinic practice.”

“Excellent interactive forum.”

“Several very useful updates on top of basic knowledge.”

“Good practical advice and practice points.”

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