Menopause & Wellbeing Centre Open Day Hailed a Resounding Success!
Published: 29th October 2018
Dr Louise Newson and her team celebrated World Menopause Day on 18th October by holding an Open Day at the newly launched Newson Health Menopause & Wellbeing Centre.
Situated in the heart of pretty Stratford-upon-Avon, Winton House on Church Street is an impressive building that has been beautifully restored to create a welcoming and relaxing environment in which the team of specialist doctors are working to create a centre of excellence to help women at all stages of the perimenopause, menopause and beyond.
The event was a huge success with nearly 100 ladies attending to enjoy the busy schedule of activities taking place in every room of the impressive venue. Dr Newson, a GP and renowned menopause specialist, started proceedings with an in-depth talk titled 'Menopause - What is all the fuss about?' followed by a range of expert-led workshops including Yoga and Yoga Therapy for the Perimenopause and Menopause, The Sleep Well Workshop, Breathing and Mindful Meditation for the Menopause and the Menopause Awareness Workshop.
Partners in the Menopause & Wellbeing Centre, GPs Dr Jill Crowfoot and Dr Rebecca Lewis, held an Ask the Experts Q&A session, whilst in other parts of the building Lesley Byrne of West Midlands Police talked to women about menopause in the workplace and Gina Lewis discussed her recently launched book 'Me and My Menopausal Vagina' co-authored with her mother Jane Lewis.
Feedback from the event was superb. "It was an excellent day. I and so many other women really appreciated the wealth of knowledge and kindly advice that was available to us. It was also great to get to talk to other women and find out more about each other’s experience and then to be able to ask lots of questions of the other two doctors at the end meant no stones were left unturned" said guest Sue Wilkinson.
Dr Newson said "It really was wonderful to see and speak to so many women during the open day. So many women told me that coming to Winton House made them realise that they are no longer alone, as many of them had been struggling without receiving the right support and help. In addition, we raised over £130 for the charity Eve Appeal so it was a very productive and happy day!"
Newson Health Menopause and Wellbeing Centre was founded by leading menopause specialist and GP, Dr Louise Newson, and officially opened in September 2018 by Liz Earle MBE. Created to help women receive the most appropriate, individualised treatment for their perimenopause and menopause, it has quickly become a centre of excellence, providing care to women of all ages, as well as running educational events for primary care clinicians.
Dr Newson is also the founder of the Menopause Doctor website, a free resource since 2017, providing the latest unbiased, evidence based information about the menopause and perimenopause for women as well as the most recent national and international menopause articles and guidelines for healthcare professionals. The website has been adopted by the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) as an official educational library aimed at patients and healthcare professionals wishing to learn more about the menopause.
Newson Health Research and Education is a not-for-profit organisation founded by Dr Newson, from which all profits gained from the organisation's activities, such as event sponsorship, delegate fees and speaker's fees, are invested back into the business.