The King’s Birthday Honours List 2024
Women's Health Concern
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5d ago
Congratulations to Michael Dooley on his appointment as a Lieutenant in The Royal Order of Victoria (LVO). This was announced in His Majesty The King’s Birthday Honours List, published on 14 June 2024.   The award was made in recognition of Michael’s role as Queen Camilla’s physician. Michael joined the British Menopause Society in 2004 [...] The post The King’s Birthday Honours List 2024 appeared first on Women's Health Concern ..read more
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The King’s Birthday Honours List 2024
Women's Health Concern
by bmsoffice
5d ago
Congratulations to Debra Holloway on her well deserved award as a Member of the Order of the British Empire. This was announced in His Majesty The King’s Birthday Honours List, published on 14 June 2024.   The award was made for her services to Women’s Health. Until her recent retirement, Debby was a highly respected [...] The post The King’s Birthday Honours List 2024 appeared first on Women's Health Concern ..read more
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The Royal Osteoporosis Society Risk Checker
Women's Health Concern
by bmsoffice
3w ago
The Royal Osteoporosis Society (ROS) has been campaigning, for the last 46 weeks, for the extension of Fracture Liaison Services (FLS), to give people with osteoporosis an early diagnosis. A low public awareness of osteoporosis continues to mean few people step forward for assessments after breaking a bone. Since its launch, in 2023, the [...] The post The Royal Osteoporosis Society Risk Checker appeared first on Women's Health Concern ..read more
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NHS Announces First Ever National Clinical Director for Women’s Health
Women's Health Concern
by bmsoffice
2M ago
The NHS has appointed Dr Sue Mann, a consultant and lead for women's health in City and Hackney, North East London, as its first ever national clinical director for women's health. You can read the full announcement  here The post NHS Announces First Ever National Clinical Director for Women’s Health appeared first on Women's Health Concern ..read more
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BMS update – Fezolinetant licensed by the MHRA
Women's Health Concern
by bmsoffice
3M ago
There has been much discussion in the media about the licensing of a new treatment option for vasomotor symptoms (hot flushes and night sweats) by the MHRA earlier this month.  The BMS would like to provide some clarity with regard to this additional treatment option soon to be available to women. Fezolinetant was licensed [...] The post BMS update – Fezolinetant licensed by the MHRA appeared first on Women's Health Concern ..read more
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Half a million women in England benefit from cheaper HRT
Women's Health Concern
by bmsoffice
3M ago
The DHSC has announced that, since launching the HRT prescription prepayment certificate (PPC) on 1 April last year, more than 500,000 women in England have accessed cheaper HRT, saving hundreds of pounds in prescription charges. A key pillar of the first year of England’s Women’s Health Strategy, the HRT PPC has reduced prescription costs [...] The post Half a million women in England benefit from cheaper HRT appeared first on Women's Health Concern ..read more
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A celebration of a life and a legacy – Linda Cardozo memorial study day
Women's Health Concern
by bmsoffice
3M ago
Professor Linda Cardozo was a Professor of Urogynaecology and Consultant Gynaecologist at King’s College Hospital.  She served on the British Menopause Society medical advisory council from 1995 until 2004 and was the first woman to hold the post of BMS Chair, 2001 – 2003.  We are pleased to share details of the Linda Cardozo [...] The post A celebration of a life and a legacy – Linda Cardozo memorial study day appeared first on Women's Health Concern ..read more
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NEW BMS Tool for Clinicians – HRT after myocardial infarction
Women's Health Concern
by bmsoffice
3M ago
We are very pleased to announce the publication of an important new BMS Tool for Clinicians – HRT after myocardial infarction.   This comprehensive new BMS resource addresses key questions for healthcare professionals, including: What does HRT do to normal arteries? What happens when arterial disease is present? What happens if a woman on HRT [...] The post NEW BMS Tool for Clinicians – HRT after myocardial infarction appeared first on Women's Health Concern ..read more
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Subcutaneous Hormone Implant Therapy
Women's Health Concern
by bmsoffice
3M ago
Subcutaneous hormone implants are currently unavailable whilst the MHRA undertakes a review. Until recently, these implants were available from a small number of specialist centres in the UK and they are an important option for women who fail to respond to standard delivery routes. HRT implants, for this group of women, can result in [...] The post Subcutaneous Hormone Implant Therapy appeared first on Women's Health Concern ..read more
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Lancet series – Menopause 2024
Women's Health Concern
by bmsoffice
3M ago
The Lancet has published a four-paper series on the menopause. Papers two, three and four – Optimising health after early menopause; Promoting good mental health over the menopause transition; and Managing menopause after cancer - are largely in keeping with current international and national guidelines, including NICE guidance. Menopause care should be individualised, and [...] The post Lancet series – Menopause 2024 appeared first on Women's Health Concern ..read more
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