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Contact details: Susannah Solt, midlands@physiofirst.org.uk or phone 01926 800101

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Date: Wednesday 14 March 2018, 7-9pm
Venue Address: Saltisford Church, Albert Street, Warwick, CV34 4JX

Poor concentration?  Tiredness?  Poor memory?  Sleeplessness?  Reduced confidence at work?  In addition to hot flushes, night sweats and joint pains, these symptoms affect up to 3 in every 4 women going through the menopause. Hear an overview about the short and long term changes in the body and how it may influence our work as physios from “The Menopause Doctor”.

Event timetable

Event Timetable:
6.45 Registration
7pm-8pm Talk
8-8.15 Refreshments
8.15-9pm Talk
9pm Finish

Light refreshments will be provided during the break at 8pm.

Tutor biography

Dr Louise Newson BSc(Hons) MBChB(Hons) MRCP, FRCGP

www.menopausedoctor.co.uk.

Louise qualified from Manchester University in 1994 and is a GP and menopause expert in Solihull, West Midlands, as well as a writer for numerous medical publications. She has worked in New Zealand and the UK.


Louise works as a medical editor for different publications and has authored several books on evidence-based medicine for general practitioners. She is an editor for the British Journal of Family Medicine (BJFM). She commissions articles for the BJFM’s regular Women’s Health supplement. She is an Editor and Reviewer for various e-learning courses and educational modules for the RCGP. She writes regular articles for GPonline.com, MIMS Learning and www.OnMedica.net. She compiles and updates information leaflets for the multiple award winning website Patient.info.


She has a keen interest in the menopause and HRT. She feels passionately about trying to improve awareness of safe prescribing of HRT to healthcare professionals and women and has written many articles, editorials and given local and national presentations on this subject. She is one of the directors for the Primary Care Women’s Health Forum (www.pcwhf.co.uk). She runs a menopause clinic in Solihull and she is a member of the International Menopause Society and the British Menopause Society.  She has developed the website www.menopausedoctor.co.uk which has been awarded a HoN code. Louise works regularly with West Midlands Police and Fire Brigade to provide advice and support regarding menopause in the workplace.


Louise has contributed to healthcare and menopause related articles in many
different newspapers and magazines including: The Guardian, Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, The Telegraph, The Sun, Mirror, Sunday People, Women’s Own, Country Life, Women’s Own, The Lady, Now, Reveal and Heat.
She has also been involved in television and radio work; she has given interviews for BBC and ITV News and has been involved in the ITV Tonight and ITN Channel 5 programmes on the menopause. She has been interviewed on menopause related health matters on radio stations including Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, BBC Radio London with Vanessa Feltz and BBC 5 Live and local BBC stations. Louise participated in Embarrassing Bodies Live from the Clinic as one of their regular GPs and also a medical advisor for the series.

 


Venue Information

Saltisford Church

WARWICK, Albert Street, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4JX

This is a regionally run course by Midlands Regional Officer, Susannah Solt. Please contact midlands@physiofirst.org.uk or phone 01926 800101 for further information or to book your place