menopause

Menopause

How nurse leaders can support staff going through the menopause

The value of a workplace culture that supports women experiencing menopausal symptoms

Older people's sexual health

Sexual healthcare is not just for the young

Nurses should have the courage to talk about sexual health issues with older patients

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Mental health and menopause: how to identify symptoms and offer support

RCN guidance on the psychological symptoms of the menopause

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Menopause guidance challenges misconceptions about mood and depression

Advice for nurses highlights how common menopause-related symptoms may be misdiagnosed

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women discussing menopause in the workplace, using an information leaflet to help them

Menopause: it’s time to revolutionise what The Change means for nurses at work

Employers must recognise nursing is especially challenging for women who are in the menopause

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Being a nurse in the menopause: why it’s no time for taboos

Women coping with menopause symptoms deserve support and empathy in the workplace

Let’s talk about the menopause at work

After struggling with symptoms, a nurse chief executive is promoting a culture of openness

Picture shows a woman who has been having chemotherapy looking at test results with a nurse. This article reports on advice from health professionals on how cancer nurses can support patients with the menopause.

Cancer and the menopause: 10 ways nurses can help their patients

How nurses can best support patients experiencing cancer and the menopause

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How can we support patients through the menopause if the NHS can’t support staff?

Health services risk losing experienced nurses because of a failure to acknowledge symptoms

Sexuality and sexual intimacy in later life

Sexuality and sexual intimacy in later life

Sexuality is as important in older age as it is throughout life, and its expression can be...

Effect of a nurse-led educational programme on knowledge and practice in the management of menopausal problems among rural women

Effect of a nurse-led educational programme on knowledge and practice in the management...

Life expectancy is increasing so women are likely to live many years after their menopause....

Increasing use of long-acting contraception in primary care

Increasing use of long-acting contraception in primary care

Long-acting, reversible contraception is a safe and effective way to control fertility,...

Migraine in primary care: myths, management and medication overuse

This article is aimed at primary care nurses and covers the presentation of migraine across...

Menopause: why nurses need help from their employers

Demand is growing to change workplace conditions to help staff cope with symptoms

Periods before age 12 signal risk of heart disease, stroke

Girls who start periods before turning 12 are at greater risk of heart disease and stroke in...

Symptom management in women undergoing the menopause

The menopause is a physiological event involving ovarian failure as a result of a loss of...

Diet containing processed meat may heighten breast cancer risk in middle-aged women

Eating 9g of processed meat per week in middle age may increase women’s breast cancer risk...

Being underweight increases chances of early menopause

Study involving almost 80,000 women finds that a BMI of under 18 increases the risk of early...

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