Hormone Replacement Therapy 21st September 2021

Dr Sophie Newton shared a comprehensive overview of the menopause and HRT. The presentation included information related to the influence of oestrogen, menopausal symptoms, benefits of HRT, concerns regarding HRT and HRT prescribing.   Key take home messages were:  Stop ordering blood tests. They are not needed to diagnose menopause in most women.  Consider menopause[…]

HRT, Contraception Whilst Breastfeeding, Hypogonadism 21st November 2018

This meeting took place on Wednesday 21st November 2018, and was a discussion that focused mainly on hormones. Dr Hussain presented key messages from the updated NICE guidelines regarding HRT benefits and risks, prescribing ; specifically when to consider transdermal HRT and referral criteria. Dr Stansfield updated the group on guidelines regarding continuous combined pill[…]