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Nurse specialist in menopause

Published: 23/03/2017
Publication code: 005701
The menopause happens to all women, however the degree of its impact on a woman’s quality of life and the symptoms experienced are very individual. The role of a specialist in menopause was included in the 2015 NICE guidelines on managing menopause, however the detail of how this role might be implemented in practice was less clear and subsequently the British Menopause Society (BMS) produced a guide for all health care professionals. This booklet builds on the BMS agreed standards, focusing on the options for nurses who may choose a career pathway towards becoming a specialist practitioner in menopause. This publication is supported by a grant from Besins Healthcare (UK) Ltd and Sylk UK Ltd and endorsed by the British Menopause Society.

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