We are excited to share with you the first official webinar for the newly launched Newson Health Menopause Society (NHMS) with Professor James Simon, a Washington DC based clinical professor and physician providing care for women across the reproductive life cycle. Professor Simon will join Dr Louise Newson to discuss the health risks associated with the menopause and provide a useful overview of the Women’s Health Initiative study, 20 years on.
The Newson Health Menopause Society is a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals and experts who are passionate about improving and understanding women’s hormone health.
Why we exist
To support associates of NHMS to improve health outcomes for perimenopausal and menopausal women across the globe, through professional development, education, research and practical advice and guidance.
Did you know?
Estrogen helps to stimulate bone growth, maintains bone strength and helps lubricates the joints.
There are estrogen receptors in every cell and in every system in a woman’s body
Studies have shown that around 70% of women have symptoms of Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause, yet only 7% receive treatment
Estrogen helps reduce the build up of fatty plaque that can cause arteries to narrow and reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease
Understanding your GP – Four reasons why some women might not be able to obtain certain types of HRTAn outline of a number of challenges that GPs may face when prescribing HRT, along with the most up to date information that may help women get the right treatment for their needs. Read
What is Vulval Lichen Sclerosus?A discussion on vulval lichen sclerosus; what it is, getting a diagnosis, treatment and living with it. Read
Can HRT reduce your risk of dementia?Dr Lisa Mosconi discusses the risk of dementia, hormones and HRT. Read
Making decisions about treatments during cancer care: questions for informed choicesConsultant urologist, Steve Payne, uses his story of his wife Jan undertaking cancer treatment for a hormone-dependent cancer and going ‘against the grain’ to take HRT. Read
Health risks of the perimenopause and menopause and Benefits of HRT WebinarPart 1 of the Society’s first webinars hosted in 2021 by Dr Louise Newson and Dr Rebecca Lewis. Watch
Feeling confident prescribing HRT and Reclamation of Testosterone WebinarPart 2 of the Society’s first webinars hosted in 2021 by Dr Sarah Ball and Dr Zoe Hodson. Watch
E-decision support toolThe team have used national guidelines and peer-reviewed research to create an interactive, digital tool. Read
balance App for Healthcare ProfessionalsHear from Dr Rebecca Lewis, Director of the balance app, how healthcare professionals can use the app for perimenopause and menopause consultations. Watch
Confidence in the Menopause Course TeaserNot sure whether our free Confidence in the Menopause course is for you? View our teaser video available on the course. Watch
Confidence in the Menopause Course FlyerDownload or print off our flyer on the free Confidence in the Menopause course to share with your colleagues. Read
Position Statement for Management of Genitourinary Syndrome of the Menopause (GSM)This guidance is designed to support healthcare professionals in diagnosing and managing GSM. Read
Testosterone BookletRead about testosterone and its use for perimenopausal and menopausal symptoms. Read
Shared Decision Making: Resource for PatientsGP Sam Finnikin shares what shared decision making is and how to use it at healthcare consultations in a short video for patients. Watch
Shared Decision Making: Resource for Healthcare ProfessionalsLearn from GP, Sam Finnikin, what shared decision making is and how to incorporate into your healthcare consultations. Watch
Menopause Symptom QuestionnaireA symptom questionnaire designed by GPs for patients and healthcare professionals to utilise for diagnosing the perimenopause and menopause. Read
Easy HRT Prescribing GuideThe prescribing guide including information on the benefits and risks of HRT, managing perimenopausal and menopausal symptoms, and the different HRT options available. Read
Newson Health Menopause Society launch with Dr Louise Newson and Professor James Simon
Perimenopause & Menopause Treatment Pathways overview
Newson Health Menopause Society have created unique Treatment Pathways to support the diagnosis and management of the perimenopause, menopause and more. At this webinar, Dr Abbie Laing will provide an overview of the different pathways which are exclusively available to our Newson Health Menopause Society associates.
Case review discussion
Every other month, NHMS will host an online session to focus on your clinical practice and support associate’s learning and development. In our Case Review sessions, you will hear from a Newson Health clinician, or a member of the advisory board, who will present and discuss a clinical case in detail and share their expert opinions and tips for management of those more complex cases. This 1.5hr long session provides a fabulous contribution to your CPD requirements.
Have a case of your own that you would like an opinion on? Fill in the case review template and send to email@example.com.
Long covid and female hormones
In this webinar, we will explore Long Covid and female hormones and the overlap with many of the symptoms of the perimenopause and menopause. Dr Selina Dunn from the Greater Manchester and Trafford Post Acute Covid Assessment Service (PACAS) and Dr Louise Newson will present their knowledge and clinical experience.
Long COVID risk – a signal to address sex hormones and women’s health
A November 2021 Commentary published in The Lancet Regional Health – Europe journal analysing the Long COVID risk.Read
Long Covid vs. Perimenopause or Menopause
Newson Health Research and Education carried out a survey in 2021 asking women about Long Covid symptoms and whether healthcare professionals had discussed hormones or provided any treatment for perimenopausal or menopausal symptoms.Read
Online learning programme
Confidence in the Menopause
Improve your management skills of the perimenopause and menopause at a pace to suit you.
This online programme takes you into the consulting room with a patient and delivers practical learning. It is evidence-based and engaging through a range of 10-minute filmed appointments, multiple choice questions, and in-depth presentations by menopause experts from a range of disciplines.
The course is CPD accredited with a certificate received after completion of each section.