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Date: 4 December 2018

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.


The symposium carries 6 CPD/CME credits.


Chairman: Dr John Stevenson
Consultant Physician & Endocrinologist, Royal Brompton Hospital and Reader in Metabolic Medicine, Imperial College London, Chairman – Women’s Health Concern, Trustee – the British Menopause Society

Hormones and Migraine

Professor Anne MacGregor
Associate Specialist in Sexual & Reproductive Health, Barts Sexual Health Centre, Barts Health NHS Trust, London, Member – the British Menopause Society medical advisory council

Bioidenticals – The truth about ‘natural’ HRT

Mr Nick Panay
Consultant Gynaecologist, Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London, Trustee – the British Menopause Society. International Menopause Society Board Member and former Editor-in Chief Climacteric, the journal of the IMS

A practical 90-minute session, comprising hands-on group work and case studies Facilitators:

Kathy Abernethy Chairman – the 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 Trustee – the British Menopause Society, 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 and Harrow Health Care Centre

Gerald Swyer Memorial Lecture Chairman: Dr John Stevenson
Premature Ovarian Insufficiency: Today’s Pandora’s Box

Miss Joan Pitkin
Reader Imperial College, Trustee – the British Menopause Society and the Daisy Network

The Pamela Todd Lecture
Screening for gynaecological cancers – What is the evidence?

Professor Usha Menon
Professor of Gynaecological Cancer, University College London (UCL) Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Institute of Women’s Health and Consultant Gynaecologist, UCL Health NHS Trust, London

NICE: Endometriosis, Diagnosis & Management – from Guideline to Practice

Mr Edward Morris
Consultant Gynaecologist, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, Vice President for Clinical Quality – Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, Trustee – the British Menopause Society

The mind and the pelvis

Ms Claudine Domoney
Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London

This meeting is financially supported in part by the pharmaceutical industry through sponsorship but it has no influence over the meeting programme. All lecturers are required to make a formal declaration of interests at the beginning of their presentation.

Delegate feedback from 2017 Women’s Health Symposium:

“Excellent meeting. Thank you for all your work. Loved the variety of topics.”

“Women’s Health Café was fantastic. Good networking.”

“Women’s Health Café – excellent group interaction and lots of interesting discussions and facts shared.”

“Really enjoyable day – so relevant to practice.”

“Love this day – really inspiring.”

“Positive and enjoyable useful learning experience. Thank you.”

“As always very good speakers and very relevant topics.”


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