Menopause at work

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Following our Safe Space Event asking “Can women’s career’s flourish through menopause”, we’ve collated some resources relating to menopause at work.

Menopause and health and wellbeing

Women’s Health Concern (WHC) is the patient arm of the British Menopause Society (BMS), providing a confidential, independent service to advise, reassure and educate women of all ages about their gynaecological and sexual health, wellbeing and lifestyle concerns.

NHS Inform menopause. NHS Inform is Scotland’s national health information service, helping people make informed decisions about their own health and the health of the people they care for.

Healthtalk on menopause. Healthtalk.org contains hundreds of real people’s stories. These stories are collected by academic researchers who interview people in their own homes, using their own words.  

British Menopause Society search tool, to find your nearest BMS-recognised menopause specialist.

The Menopause Exchange gives independent advice, helpline and talks about the menopause, midlife and post-menopausal health. The articles provide information written by experts in their field (gynaecologists, GPs, pharmacists, specialist menopause nurses, dietitians, complementary practitioners, counsellors, charities and organisations)

Age UK’s fact sheet on the menopause.

Menopause and life at work

Henpicked is one of the UK’s largest, fastest-growing websites for women who weren’t born yesterday. The aim is to give women a place to have their say, sparking discussion, promoting healthy debate and, we hope, bringing about positive change.

Menopause Support a charity which campaigns for better education and advises businesses on what to do.

Balance App which is a digital tool that provides information and a community where you can share your experience of menopause and peri-menopause.

Fawcett Society study, working with Standard Chartered Bank and the Financial Services Skills Commission on a research project to explore how the menopause transition affects the progression of women into senior roles in the Financial Services Industry.

What do menopausal women want? A qualitative investigation of line manager support.

OU Lecture on Menopause at Work by Jo Brewis, Professor of People and Organisations in The Faculty of Business and Law at Open University.

CIPD guidance on menopause at work for people professionals.

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