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

Published: 28th October 2019

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

Saher is local to Stratford-Upon-Avon, having studied at Stratford Girls’ Grammar School. She completed her medical degree from the University of Leeds in 2005 and subsequently qualified as a General Practitioner in 2010. She developed a keen interest in women’s health during her training and has completed her diplomas in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (DRCOG) and Family Planning  & Sexual Reproductive Health (DFSRH). 

Saher is a GP partner at a busy North Worcestershire practice where she leads the women’s health training. Through observing the challenges faced by women during the menopause, Saher has developed a personal interest in the subject. She has undertaken further training with the British Menopause Society by way of their special skills modules in menopause. She firmly believes that women should be empowered to manage their menopausal symptoms in an individualised manner.

Outside of work, Saher enjoys keeping fit having attained a black belt in Shotokan Karate and regularly attends the gym. She is an avid culture enthusiast who enjoys attending the theatre and making the most of her National Trust membership. 

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Newson Health Menopause and Wellbeing Centre was launched in 2018 by leading menopause specialist and GP, Dr Louise Newson. Created to help women receive the most appropriate, individualised and holistic treatment for their perimenopause and menopause, it has quickly become a centre of excellence, providing care to women of all ages, both via remote consultations and in-person at clinics in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire and Lymm, Cheshire.

A passionate and tireless campaigner for better menopause care for all women, Dr Newson has also founded the Menopause Doctor website, The Menopause Charity, the balance app, Newson Health Research and Education and written a best-selling Haynes Manual on Menopause.

The Menopause Doctor website is a free resource providing a huge amount of unbiased, evidence based information about the menopause and perimenopause for women and healthcare professionals. The site has been adopted by the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) as an official educational library for menopause. Visit www.menopausedoctor.co.uk.

The Menopause Charity was founded in 2020, with trustees including sustainable health expert Professor Matthew Cripps and media ambassadors Davina McCall, Lorraine Kelly, Liz Earle and Meg Mathews. The charity has many exciting plans to help women and their families and colleagues with the challenges caused by the menopause, including an educational website, professionally staffed helpline and fundraising for research activities. Visit www.themenopausecharity.org.

‘balance’ is a free app that was developed to enable women to track their symptoms, access personalised expert content, share stories and lots more. Get the balance app at www.balance-app.com.

Newson Health Research and Education is a not-for-profit organisation from which all profits are invested back into the business. A Confidence in Menopause educational platform has been developed specifically for healthcare professionals and can be found at https://www.fourteenfish.com/menopause/subscribe

The Haynes Manual on Menopause is a definitive guide to help women, their partners and families cut through the plethora of misinformation and take a straightforward look at menopause. Find out more at www.newsonhealth.co.uk/resources/menopause-manual.