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Books

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Book cover "The one stop guide Menopause"
Book cover "Preparing for the perimenopause and menopause"
Book cover "Menopause: The answers"
Book cover "Older and Wider: A survivor's guide to the menopause"
Book cover "Menopause: The change for the better"
Book Cover "Haynes Manual: Menopause"
Book cover "Living well through the menopause"
Book cover "The complete guide to the menopause"

These are just some of the books we have available to borrow from the Library. Click here to find other books on the menopause. For a printable list of these books, please see our Menopause Network Resource List (linked below).

We also have a "Menopause Game" which is available to borrow. For more information on the game please click here.

Online Resources

NHS Employers: Menopause and the Workplace
https://www.nhsemployers.org/articles/menopause-and-workplace
Information on how menopause can affect women at work, and practical guidance for employers on how to improve workplace environments for them.

NICE: Guideline NG23 - Menopause: diagnosis and management
https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng23
This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of menopause, including in women who have premature ovarian insufficiency. The guideline aims to improve the consistency of support and information provided to women in menopause.

Who is it for?
Healthcare professionals who care for women in menopause. Women in menopause, and their families and carers.

Society of Occupational Medicine: Guidance on Menopause and the workplace
https://www.som.org.uk/sites/som.org.uk/files/Guidance-on-menopause-and-the-workplace.pdf
These practical guidelines aim to help women experiencing troublesome menopausal symptoms, and to support them and their colleagues and managers in tackling the occupational aspects of menopausal symptoms.

NHS: Menopause
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/menopause/
Patient information, including overview of menopause, symptoms, treatment and advice on when to see your GP.

British Menopause Society
https://thebms.org.uk/
The British Menopause Society (BMS) informs and guides Healthcare professionals on menopause and all aspects of post reproductive health. This is achieved through an annual programme of lectures, conferences, meetings, exhibitions and our interactive website.

Women's Health Concern
https://www.womens-health-concern.org/
The patient arm of the British Menopause Society (BMS). We provide a confidential, independent service to advise, reassure and educate women of all ages about their gynaecological and sexual health, wellbeing and lifestyle concerns.

The Menopause Charity
https://www.themenopausecharity.org/

To bust myths, overcome ignorance and make menopause symptoms history. The Menopause Charity aims to:
  • Support women with fact-based research and ensure access to the safest HRT
  • Help educate healthcare professionals and employers in the menopause
  • Campaign for excellent and inclusive menopause care worldwide
 

Pausitivity: Menopause support pack
https://www.pausitivity.co.uk/
Downloadable support pack containing: symptom sorter, ask the doctor, self-care tips, menopause statistics and resources to help with menopause in the workplace.

Henpicked: Menopause Hub
https://henpicked.net/menopause-hub/
Expert information, useful resources, top tips and women’s stories.

PositivePause
https://www.positivepause.co.uk/
PositivePause embrace midlife, menopause and beyond, helping women to be the best that they can be. Formed in 2016, by Ann and Jo, both menopausal, frustrated and over-whelmed by the range of information available online as they navigated the menopausal minefield. The website looks at the menopause with a more optimistic, up beat approach, to help you find the support you need during this complex time in your life.

Manage My Menopause
https://www.managemymenopause.co.uk/
Tailored menopause advice to help women manage their symptoms.

The Daisy Network
https://www.daisynetwork.org/
Daisy Network is a charity dedicated to providing information and support to women diagnosed with Premature Ovarian Insufficiency, also known as Premature Menopause. Their aim is to:

  • Provide a support network of people to talk to
  • Allow members to share information about their personal experience of POI
  • Provide information on treatments and research within the fields of HRT and assisted conception
  • Raise awareness of the condition among GPs and the broader medical community
 

My Menopause Doctor
https://www.balance-menopause.com/
Website by menopause specialist, Dr Louise Newsom, with resources, videos and news relating to the menopause.

Mumsnet: Menopause Forum
https://www.mumsnet.com/talk/menopause
A forum to talk to other women going through the menopause.

Gransnet: Menopause
https://www.gransnet.com/health/menopause
Resources and forum on the menopause.

Balance Menopause Support App
https://www.balance-menopause.com/balance-app/
Brought to you by menopause specialist, Dr Louise Newson and thousands of people who’ve shared their perimenopause and menopause insights, Balance allows you to track your symptoms, access personalised expert content, share stories and lots more. Available from Google Play and the App Store.

The Menopause Network Staff Network printable resource list is available here.

Find out more about the Menopause Network Staff Network here on the Trust Extranet.