Health inequalities in Menopause

Health inequalities in Menopause

With the current shortage of HRT in the UK, there will be a number of women who are either already on it and anxiously wondering whether their next prescription will be met, or women desperately hoping that it becomes available soon because they can no longer maintain...
It’s time to change the narrative around menopause

It’s time to change the narrative around menopause

When you think, however fleetingly about menopause, do you: Think about a sweaty old lady with grey hair and rollers Think about an old woman who is a bit mad, crying and ranting Think about an old woman who is stressed and dare I say … frigid A powerful determined...
Menopause is not a subject for ridicule

Menopause is not a subject for ridicule

It seems to be OK for women journalists to dismiss other women. We are often told we are paranoid, deluded or hysterical. These are barbs that have been used against women for centuries. Women have a hard enough time being measured by the same rules as men, without...
Unscrupulous acts of redundancy

Unscrupulous acts of redundancy

During the period of lockdown, HR departments will have been overrun with scenario planning. Most companies will be affected in some way by COVID19. There will be much talk about streamlining for survival, not just of the pandemic but of the predicted recession to...
Your Second Phase

Your Second Phase

Relationships are at the centre of our success, whether that be at work or in our personal lives. They provide support, encouragement and security, and are held in an atmosphere of mutual trust. They create essential structure in our lives. That is until our Menopause...