Some graphic examples of how women can struggle with the menopause at work appear in a new Daily Mail article. From falling asleep in front of the CEO, struggling with panic attacks and forgetting vital information and being unable to lecture , some of those interviewed actually left their jobs because of the problem.
Recently I spoke at the Newson Health menopause education day for healthcare professionals . It was such an informative day and great to see a room full of health care professionals, all keen to improve their menopause knowledge.
Diane was interviewed down the line for BBC Woman’s Hour earlier talking about the latest situation on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT).
Under the headline ‘Catastrophic’ ongoing shortages of HRT and contraceptives are unacceptable and continue to harm women, say professional bodies” the Daily Mail has warned Health Secretary Matt Hancock thousands of women are being harmed by shortages. The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, the British Menopause Society and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Read more about Daily Mail warns Health Secretary over HRT shortage and quotes our campaign[…]
The Daily Express newspaper has published an article quoting experts supporting our claim that family doctors are wrongly prescribing antidepressants instead of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to menopausal women because they do not have sufficient training to spot the condition.
Di Danzebrinks’ moving account of her shock introduction to menopause – and why she used that experience as a catalyst to become a campaigner – is the subject of a major opinion article in the paper this week.
Over the weekend I wrote to Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Health Secretary Matt Hancock with some key questions about menopause care, If you would like to write to the health secretary there is a template letter in the resources section of this website.
Di Danzebrink joined presenter Nana Akua on BBC Three Counties Radio for an update on how the menopause campaign is going.
The British Menopause Society has released a really helpful series of short videos with menopause experts talking about all aspects of menopause.
Hi everyone, the start of a new year and a new Parliament would seem like an opportune time to contact all our MPs to ask what they are doing about the HRT shortage and the wider campaign issues. If we all did it thousands of letters and emails would arrive in MPs offices over the next few days.