Downloaded from www.mymenopausecentre.com

Direct URL: https://www.mymenopausecentre.com/knowledge/what-is-a-menopause-specialist/

What is a menopause specialist?

There are many doctors who have excellent expertise in the menopause. A registered menopause specialist is a doctor or nurse who has met the criteria placed by the British Menopause Society (BMS) to allow them to register as a British Menopause Society registered specialist.

This means they have proven experience in managing all issues related to the menopause. They have the time, knowledge, experience, and expertise to guide you through your symptoms and to help you to decide on the best management approach for you.

They will offer evidence-based advice when it comes to treatments, including hormone replacement therapy (HRT). There is a commitment to education and attending national conferences that means knowledge and understanding of the menopause and treatments are kept up to date.

BMS Menopause Specialist definition

A British Menopause Society Menopause Specialist is defined as a healthcare professional who:

  • has been awarded the BMS Advanced Certificate in the Principles and Practice of Menopause Care; or
  • has been awarded the Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) advanced certificate in menopause care; or
  • has completed the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG)/BMS advanced training skills module (ATSM) in menopause care; or
  • has completed an equivalent qualification (e.g. the menopause and premature ovarian insufficiency module of the subspecialty training programme in reproductive medicine)
  • is a member of the British Menopause Society;
  • attends a national (BMS) or international (e.g. International Menopause Society, European Menopause and Andropause Society) menopause society scientific conference at least once every three years;
  • provides a minimum of 100 menopause-related consultations per year, of which at least 50 are new; and
  • is responsible for ensuring that the specialism is documented in their job plan and is discussed and recorded at their annual appraisal in the UK or Ireland.

Last updated:

07/04/2021

Join the pause. community

We’ve created pause. as a space for women to come together and share stories about their menopause experience, ask questions, and to find support and inspiration. We'll also share the latest news and updates on the menopause from our experts.

Want to be the first to hear our latest news? Join our pause. community today.

Share your email to receive the latest news, updates and information on new products and treatments from My Menopause Centre and our pause. community. You can unsubscribe at any time.

We're committed to protecting and respecting your privacy - see our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions

Book a consultation

Whether you want to discuss your symptoms, create a treatment plan that's right for you, understand some test results or have a check-up, the highly experienced doctors in our menopause clinic are here to help you.

Book now

Contact My Menopause Centre

  • General enquiries: hello@mymenopausecentre.com
  • Book appointments online: Log into your account and go to 'My appointments'
  • Book appointments by phone: 0333 444 1067
  • Website: https://www.mymenopausecentre.com