IMPORTANT UPDATE RE: APPOINTMENTS
Face to face consultations resuming from September 2020
The Maypole Clinic is open and all measures are being taken to keep everyone safe.
Face to face consultations are available again from September 2020 but telephone consultations are still possible for those who prefer this option, both new and review patients.
Book via Kingsbridge booking line.
The Independent Pharmacy
I am delighted to be registered with the online Independent Pharmacy.This means I can offer private prescriptions for AndroFeme-testosterone specifically for women that is licensed in other countries but not currently in the UK.It is imported from Australia under licence from MHRA.It is commonly prescribed in private menopause clinics in the UK.The only other option is using testosterone gel licensed for men and many GPs are reluctant to prescribe this.Testosterone replacement is not always needed but can be beneficial for many women.Other HRT preparations are also available to purchase with a private or NHS prescription .Click link below for more information and prices.
LATEST HEADLINES RE: HRT & BREAST CANCER
No need to panic!This is nothing new.There is a small increased risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer in women over 50 using HRT but overall the risk is low and must be weighed against the significant benefits for many women.Thank you to Marie Louise Connolly for inviting me to talk about it on BBC Newsline.
Read this link for an excellent summary of responses from recognised experts
Hot off the press
Recent twitter poster selfie to support the lovely ladies at #KnowYourMenopause #pausitivity- raising menopause awareness with these great posters.Download at www.pausitivity.co.uk
I was excited to meet Dr Hilary Jones from ITVs Good Morning Britain/Lorraine at David Lloyd Belfast.He was launching the Change and Check sticker campaign to encourage self breast examination.
In July I spent 2 sunny days in Kenilworth attending the British Menopause Society Annual Conference getting updated on the latest research and treatment options and meeting like minded menopause specialists.
WAITING FOR AN APPOINTMENT?
There are often cancellations on the day so please check in with the booking team regularly to get the latest availability!