Following the round table meeting with Rachel Maclean in Westminster a few weeks ago she raised the #MakeMenopauseMatter campaign aims in the House of Commons last night. What a shame more MP’s were not there to hear the important issues she raised.
I’m pictured at the Association of Integrative Coach-Therapist Professionals (AICTP) conference on Saturday, where I was invited to present to coach, counsellor therapist colleagues about the importance of being able to recognise the symptoms of menopause in our clients to allow us to both support and signpost! There is a meeting point where coaching, counselling, Read more about Di holds workshop on Menopause at key therapist conference[…]
I was delighted to join this amazing group of women who came together for an upcoming TV programme about menopause. We discussed our menopause symptoms and how they affected all areas of our lives; our physical and mental health, our relationships and our work. We talked about what helped, what didn’t and what needs to Read more about Upcoming TV programme on Menopause for end February[…]
Last week I took the #MakeMenopauseMatter campaign back to Westminster for a meeting with MP’s & Ministers. Today MP Rachel MacLean pictured here raised one of the campaign issues at Prime Ministers Questions. Hurray! You can see the question and PM Theresa May’s answer here:
I took the #MakeMenopauseMatter campaign back to Westminster for a round table meeting with health minister Jackie Doyle Price and MP Rachel Maclean.
Working in and campaigning for better menopause care and awareness can be deeply frustrating when women are being failed but it can also be hugely rewarding, especially when messages like this pop in to your inbox.
We now have over 12,000 signatures on the petition, which is great, but we can’t stop here. Recently I drafted a letter to MP’s for members of my Facebook group. Would you contact your MP too?
Earlier this month I was in Somerset with my colleagues Sarah, Lynda and Mel talking all things menopause with Avon & Somerset police and Avon Fire & Rescue. It is always so rewarding to hear the feedback from these days.
” Menopause: you might be imagining hot flushes, night sweats and irregular periods and in some cases, you would be right but in many they don’t feature at all. Most of these women speak of how they don’t know themselves any more, how they have lost their joy and how they feel like they are Read more about Is this the ultimate hidden cost of a lack of menopause education, information, advice and support?[…]
The BBC has responded to my letter which had criticised their documentary “The Truth About Menopause” which was broadcast on BBC One in November. Whilst I think we should be pleased that a one-hour documentary on the subject of menopause was shown, I was unhappy with many things about it and their response does not Read more about Not the Whole Truth about Menopause ..[…]