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The NICE Menopause Guideline Does Not Go Far Enough

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) issued its first guideline on menopause last week. The guideline contains recommendations for doctors, nurses and hospital specialists working within the NHS on how to diagnose and manage the often debilitating symptoms that many women suffer during the menopause. The main thrust of the guideline, which […]

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How to Become an Empowered Patient

How can you become an empowered patient and work with your doctor to make the right choices and access the best treatment for your menopausal symptoms? Be Pro-Active in Managing Your Health Professor David Haslam, chairman of the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) suggests that you become more pro-active about managing your […]

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UK Doctors Need Better Education about the Menopause

Doctor’s appointments can be stressful experiences and even more so during the menopause when you may find yourself feeling anxious, depressed, forgetful and generally overwhelmed by your symptoms. Often, by the time women bring up the subject of the menopause with their doctors, they’re at their wits end. Many avoid it because it can feel […]

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Can the NHS Cope with the Impact of Flooding on Mental Health?

Resilience is a word we’re hearing more of lately. There are courses to teach employees emotional health and resilience to cope well with stress, organisational change and other economic factors involved in the workplace. An upcoming conference at King’s College School, Wimbledon on 20th March will focus on developing emotional resilience in schools, especially amongst […]

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