WEBINAR - Menopause & difficult HRT decisions
28 February 2023
A 30-min webinar in advance of International Women’s Day (8 March) in partnership with Teladoc Health and Working To Wellbeing.
About this event
There was a huge 35% increase in prescribing of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in 2021, according to a report from the NHS Business Services Authority.*
Whether or not this can be attributed to Davina McCall’s influence, with her Channel 4 documentary** in May 2021, it seems that midlife taboos are being lifted, and long-held evidence of links between HRT and breast cancer being questioned.
However, these question marks have yet to make their way into NHS guidelines. In the meantime, many women – either with a family history of breast cancer or other potential complications such as being on long-term medication – arguably still have some tough choices to make.
We’ve brought together a panel of experts to discuss this topic and to provide insights for both the employer – in terms of appropriate support – and the employee, in terms of information and education.
This event has now concluded.
Dr Lucy Wilkinson
Physician Case Manager
Dr Lucy Wilkinson is a GP at Teladoc Health. She has special interests in women's health and healthtech. After undertaking medical training at the universities of St Andrews, Manchester and Madrid (Autonoma), she completed GP training and postgraduate qualifications in obstetrics, gynaecology and sexual health. She is a member of the British Menopause Society.
Dr Julie Denning
Chartered Health Psychologist
Working to Wellbeing
Dr Julie Denning is a Chartered Health Psychologist with over 17 years' experience in the vocational rehabilitation sector. As Managing Director of Working To Wellbeing Julie is responsible for the design and delivery of Vocational Rehabilitation services that are both multi and interdisciplinary in their approach. She manages and clinically supervises a team of Occupational Health Physiotherapists, Cognitive Behavioral Therapists and Occupational Therapists and has significant experience providing services within the insurance, occupational health and B2B sectors. Julie is Chair of the Vocational Rehabilitation Association.
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