Essential handbook for healthcare professionals working in post reproductive health Sixth edition. Published by the British Menopause Society 2017 Paperback. 180 pages with comprehensive references and index
By Nick Panay; Paula Briggs and Gale Kovacs. This practical, evidence-based guide is suitable for all health professionals managing the menopause including Gynaecologists, Sexual and Reproductive Medicine specialists, General Practitioners and trainees in any of the above specialties.
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Reports by the RCOG and the BMS
In a major report on women’s health care published on 14 July 2011, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists called for a radical re-think on how women are treated by the NHS.
‘Women’s healthcare must focus on preventing ill health rather than “fire-fighting” disease… every woman should have a menopause “MoT” at 50 to address problems that could worsen later.’
The BMS, our parent charity, had earlier launched its own statement Hope for Women – Essential recommendations at its annual conference on 19th May 2011. Both organisations work closely together to help improve awareness of women’s post menopausal health issues.
The Statement was enclosed in an open letter from the chairman and chief executive of the BMS to the Secretary of State for Health.