Former Head of Innovation, Implementation and Adoption Joins Newson Health Team
Published: 20th January 2021
Lucy Chatwin, former Head of Innovation, Implementation and Adoption at the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network, has recently been appointed Director of Business Development at Newson Health Limited, the fast growing organisation led by passionate menopause health campaigner Dr Louise Newson.
Lucy has worked to support innovators to navigate the health and social care system working with industry, the third sector, academia and citizens to improve the health and wealth of the region and will be looking at ways to support Newson Health raise the profile of the perimenopause and menopause through education and research along with the development of an approach for businesses to support their employees through this time.
"Making a difference to the lives of women through better access to evidence based treatment and solutions is what attracted me to working with Newson Health and I'm really excited to meet the team and develop the programmes of work" said Lucy.
When not busy with work, Lucy enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, getting out and about (even travelling when allowed!), reading and long walks by the local canals.
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 and Warwickshire.
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.