WHC 32nd Annual Symposium on women’s health - 1 December 2022 - Online

Date: 01 Dec 2022

Start time: 04:00PM

End time: 06:00PM

Venue: Online

Cost: From £100

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WHC 32nd Annual Symposium on women’s health - 1 December 2022 - Online

Opening times

Evening event.


  • Specialist Gynaecology
  • Menopause and PMS
  • Gynaecology
  • Genitourinary Medicine

The Women’s Health Concern 32nd annual symposium on women’s health will be offered as a virtual meeting this year.

A full programme of lectures will provide up-to-date evidence-based menopause and post reproductive health education. Health professional delegates will also have access to a virtual exhibition of pharmaceutical and healthcare companies showcasing their latest products, with literature and short videos.

Delegates will have access to pre-recorded videos of all the lectures, with lecture slides, from 8 November to 5 December 2022. A live session will be held Thursday 1 December 2022. The live session will also be recorded and made available to watch at your convenience.

The symposium carries 6 CPD credits.

Who should attend 

The symposium is open to all health professionals – GPs, clinic doctors, gynaecologists, specialist and practice nurses, SRH specialists, O&G and GP trainees. We also welcome anyone allied to the health profession with an interest in women’s health.


Lecture Speaker

Welcome & introduction

Chairman: Professor John Stevenson, MB BS, FRCP, FESC, MFSEM
Emeritus Reader in Metabolic Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London; Chairman – Women’s Health Concern; Trustee – British Menopause Society

Gerald Swyer Memorial Lecture: Endometriosis and the menopause

Mr Haitham Hamoda
Consultant Gynaecologist, Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, King’s College Hospital, London; Immediate Past Chairman and Trustee – British Menopause Society

Prerequisites and Subtleties of Hormonal Treatment in Elderly Transpeople

Dr Mick van Trotsenburg
Consultant Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Transgender Medicine, Sigmund Freud University, Vienna Austria and Consultancy genderPRO, Vienna, Austria

Menopause and gynae cancers

Dr Paula Briggs
Consultant in Sexual & Reproductive Health, Liverpool Women’s Hospital; Chairman and Trustee – British Menopause Society 

Mr Mohamed Mehasseb
Consultant Gynaecological Surgeon & Oncologist, Liverpool Women’s Hospital

Patient perspectives: learning from menopause care in the real world

Kathy Abernethy
Director of Menopause Services, Peppy Health; Trustee – British Menopause Society

Menopause and HPV

Professor Maggie Cruickshank
Clinical Professor of Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen

Surgical menopause

Miss Lynne Robinson
Consultant Gynaecologist & Clinical Lead, Fertility, Menopause and Reproductive Endocrine Services, Birmingham Women’s Hospital; Member – British Menopause Society medical advisory council

Menopause and dementia

Professor Michael Craig
Professor of Translational Reproductive and Neurodevelopmental Sciences, King’s College London; Clinical Lead and Consultant Reproductive Psychiatrist, Maudsley Hospital London

UTIs and urinary tract health

Mr Tim Hillard
Consultant Gynaecologist, University Hospitals Dorset, Poole; Member – British Menopause Society medical advisory council