News – October 2019

British Menopause Society respond to letter from MHRA

In September, the British Menopause Society wrote to the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) using the Freedom of Information Act to raise concerns about the recently issued 'drug safety alert' concerning HRT. One month later, the MHRA issued their response. The medical advisory council of the BMS has reviewed these responses and the following letter was recently sent to Dr June Raine, interim CEO of the MHRA.

Published: 29th October 2019

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British Menopause Society respond to letter from MHRA | Newson Health

Dr Saher Zakai joins the ever-growing team at Newson Health

Here at Newson Health Menopause and Wellbeing Centre, we are delighted to welcome Dr Saher Zakai as she joins our team of specialist doctors.

Published: 28th October 2019

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Welcome to the team, Dr Saher Zakai | Newson Health

GPs are the gatekeepers and foundation of the NHS says Prof Helen Stokes-Lampard

Dr Louise Newson recently presented at the Royal College of GPs Annual Conference in Liverpool, with over 1400 delegates attending, many of whom were GPs committed to improving their education to help improve patient care. 

Published: 26th October 2019

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Dr Louise Newson at RCGP Annual Conference 2019 | Newson Health

Dr Newson advises on expert panel hosted by MPowered Women

On 17th October Dr Newson attended 'World Menopause Day: Menopause & the Workplace, an event hosted by Saska Graville, co-founder of MPowered Women, a community of doctors, wellbeing experts and brilliant women with an aim of powering women through menopause. 

Published: 25th October 2019

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Dr Newson advises on expert panel hosted by MPowered Women

A timely and accurate resource for professionals says the Pharmaceutical Journal

Rod Tucker from the Pharmaceutical Journal, a Royal Pharmaceutical Society publication, has described Dr Newson's Menopause Manual as "a timely and accurate resource for professionals dealing with patients presenting with menopausal symptoms". Read the full review...

Published: 25th October 2019

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Pharmaceutical Journal reviews Menopause Manual | Newson Health

World Menopause Day 2019 - The Recap

This October, we held a fantastic ‘World Menopause Day’ event at Winton House, Stratford-upon-Avon; our trusty team organised a jam-packed series of lively panel discussions and lifestyle demonstrations and the day was a huge success.

Published: 24th October 2019

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World Menopause Day 2019 - The Recap | Newson Health

New menopause booklets released for World Menopause Day

Dr Newson and the team at Newson Health Menopause and Wellbeing Centre have released seven new menopause information booklets for World Menopause Day. Read on to take a look...

Published: 18th October 2019

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Menopause booklets released for World Menopause Day | Newson Health

"Millions of NHS money wasted with delays in diagnosing the menopause"

Dr Newson and her team at Newson Health Research and Education conducted The Menopause and Perimenopause Experience Survey on nearly 5,000 women. Today, on World Menopause Day, the team share their findings and stress the importance of better menopause education for healthcare professionals. 

Published: 18th October 2019

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NHS money wasted with delays in diagnosing menopause | Newson Health

Balance - Dr Newson to launch new app for menopausal women

Today, on World Menopause Day, Dr Newson is delighted to announce that she will be launching Balance; an app that allows perimenopausal and menopausal women to log and share their symptoms, seek advice from an expert and find and support other women. Read on for more details...

Published: 18th October 2019

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Dr Newson to launch new app for menopausal women | Newson Health

"At last we're breaking the M word taboo"

In this new article from Good Housekeeping magazine, Dr Newson and Diane Danzebrink chat to Saskia Granville, founder of Mpowered Women, about why it's so vital that we are finally openly talking about menopause. Read on for the full article...

Published: 17th October 2019

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"At last we're breaking the M word taboo" | Newson Health