Challenging menopause discussion on BBC Radio 5 live

Sparks flew in the BBC Radio 5 Live studio on Tuesday when menopause campaigners and senior medical professionals got together to talk about menopause. The afternoon programme, with presenter Nihal Arthanayake, was being guest-edited by Meg Matthews, former wife of rock superstar Noel Gallagher and now a menopause campaigner following her own personal experiences of  Read more about Challenging menopause discussion on BBC Radio 5 live[…]

NICE to see You? To see you – not.

Diane Danzebrink has been pushing for answers to your questions around menopause. Questions were asked of the General Medical Council (GMC), the Royal College of GPs, the UK professional body for general practitioners and to The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), which provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care. The NICE response was judged “not very helpful, to be honest” by Di. Read more.

The Last Taboo of Menopause

My very grateful thanks to the amazing Jane Lewis who appeared on the Channel 5 news menopause special with me at the end of last year. Jane has asked me to share her story in the hope that it will help other women avoid the pain and distress of vaginal atrophy.

Helping the TUC raise awareness of menopause in the workplace

Diane Danzebrink has been working with the Trades Union Congress (TUC) on ways to help women in the workplace who are struggling with menopause-related issues. “I’m delighted to have been invited to work with the TUC by recording a number of videos on raising awareness of menopause issues” Di said. “They are to be used Read more about Helping the TUC raise awareness of menopause in the workplace[…]

An arresting presentation on Menopause in Devon and Cornwall

With colleagues from the Talking Menopause organisation, Menopause Support founder Diane Danzebrink was at the Devon and Cornwall Police HQ for a one-day conference of police and civilian officers. An audience of around 200 people took part in a session aimed at line managers and team leaders on how to treat menopausal women in the Read more about An arresting presentation on Menopause in Devon and Cornwall[…]