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World Menopause Day 2022

We’re marking World Menopause Day with a programme of activities designed to raise awareness of the menopause and the support available at the University of Leeds. Whether you’re experiencing the menopause yourself or would like to be more knowledgeable and supportive to those who are, all staff are welcome.  

Event programme

9:00 – 9:45      Menopause Cafe (for staff)

9:50 – 10:50    Lightning Talks

Menstrual Health | Hannah Robinson, PhD student, University of Leeds

A Pharmacist’s Perspective at a Menopause Clinic | Hayley Berry, Pharmacist, Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education

Menopause and Health Professional Education | Bee Macpherson, Associate Professor Clinical Education, School of Medicine and Naomi Quinten, Lecturer, School of Medicine

10:55 – 11:10  Coffee Break

11:15 – 11:30   Women’s Health Information: Online Resources

Sarah Stephenson, Communications and Engagement Manager, Wellbeing, Safety and Health Service

11:35 – 12:20   Hatha Yoga 

Panna Asher, Occupational Health Service

12:25 – 13:00   Break

13:00 – 13:55   Mood and Cognition Talk

Sally Rose, Staff Counselling and Psychological Support Service Manager

14:00 – 14:55   Discussion Panel: hybrid session available for you to join in person or via Teams.

Patrick Craig, Head of Wellbeing, Wellbeing, Safety and Health Service

Rob Butler, Human Resources Manager, University of Leeds

Sally Rose, Staff Counselling and Psychological Support Service Manager

Hayley Berry, Pharmacist, Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education

Bee Macpherson, Associate Professor Clinical Education, School of Medicine

Bernadette Hardware, Health and Wellbeing Co-ordinator, Wellbeing, Safety and Health Service

Hannah Robinson, PhD student, University of Leeds

Catharine Morgan, Development Manager, University of Leeds

15:00 – 15:45   Menopause Cafe (for students)

Book your place

You are welcome to join us for the whole day or pick and choose which activities interest you. Visit our Eventbrite webpage to register your attendance.

Venue details

Morning sessions (9:00am – 12:20pm) will take place in the Baines Wing, Room 1.15.

Afternoon sessions (1:00pm – 3:45pm) will be hosted in the Esther Simpson Building, Room 2.12.

The online meeting link to join the Discussion Panel will be circulated to attendees following registration.