Confidence in Menopause - a practical approach for primary care
Published: 11th July 2019
On the 26th September, Newson Health Research and Education will be holding an educational event for GPs, nurses, gynaecologists and pharmacists to improve their knowledge and understanding of the menopause.
This is the first of many educational events organised by Newson Health Research and Education - a not-for-profit organisation whose aim is to improve the quality of menopause education received by healthcare professionals so that women everywhere can get the best possible treatment and care.
The day's course has been accredited by The Royal College of GPs and is open to all healthcare professionals with an interest in the menopause, particularly GPs leading menopause within their practice, practice nurses with an interest in the menopause and pharmacists.
A few of the topics covered will be 'Why is menopause a priority in Primary Care?' and 'Managing The Menopause'. The aim of the day is to give attendees a better knowledge and understanding of the menopause as well as to teach the safe prescribing of HRT.
Registration closes on 31st July 2019.
Newson Health Research and Education is a not-for-profit organisation founded by leading menopause specialist and GP, Dr Louise Newson. All profits gained from the organisation's activities, such as event sponsorship, delegate fees and speaker's fees, will be invested back into the business.
The main objectives of Newson Health Research and Education are:
- To provide healthcare professionals, especially those working in primary care, with training and knowledge about treatment options for the menopause including safe prescribing of HRT.
- Through events and media coverage, to bring awareness to the wider public of the symptoms, future disease risk and effective treatment of the menopause and peri-menopause.
- To educate businesses through training sessions, so they can adequately support woman at work going through the menopause.
- To carry out research in all areas of the peri-menopause and menopause.
Dr Louise Newson is a menopause specialist and GP and founder of Newson Health Menopause and Wellbeing Centre which was officially opened in September 2018 by Liz Earle MBE. Created to help women receive the most appropriate, individualised treatment for their perimenopause and menopause, it has quickly become a centre of excellence, providing care to women of all ages, as well as running educational events for primary care clinicians.
Dr Newson is also the founder of the Menopause Doctor website, a free resource since 2017, providing the latest unbiased, evidence based information about the menopause and perimenopause for women as well as the most recent national and international menopause articles and guidelines for healthcare professionals.