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The perimenopause & menopause – how it affects women, men and companies

event date January 29, 2024 event timing 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Virtual Members: FREE Non-Members: £10

Event overview

This informative session addresses the impact of perimenopause and menopause on both women and men in the workplace and highlights the need for employers to support their staff through this often misunderstood and taboo subject. Explore the effects of perimenopause and menopause, and learn how employers can provide vital support.



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About this event

This informative and engaging session aims to equip the attendees with further knowledge on the perimenopause and the menopause, and how employers can support their staff.

The perimenopause and the menopause affects half of the population at some point and the physical and mental effects can impact their working lives too. Even though it is experienced by women, the perimenopause and the menopause can affect men too – family members, friends, colleagues, line managers etc.

Despite this, the perimenopause and the menopause is still a taboo subject. This means that it is largely misunderstood and surrounded by myths and stereotypes. Most employers do not address the perimenopause and the menopause within health and well-being programmes for their staff because they do not recognise it as an important issue and/or because they are unsure of how to approach it.

user-icon Key Takeaways

  • Let’s talk about the perimenopause and the menopause – how does it affect women (and not only)?

  • Perimenopause and menopause at work: why should it matter for employees and employers?

  • Perimenopause and menopause at work: how can employers support their staff

Our Speaker

Dr Theodora Kalentzi

Dr Theodora, founder of Medical Prime is a highly experienced British Menopause Society Accredited Menopause Specialist, holding numerous accreditations and affiliations with prestigious medical organisations. Her extensive healthcare management background includes serving as an NHS Medical Director. Passionate about holistic health and women's well-being, Dr. Theodora actively advocates for awareness of perimenopause, menopause, and Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT). She is a dynamic speaker, frequently delivering presentations on these topics, and holds a Master of Science degree in Health Management from Imperial College London. In summary, Dr. Theodora's impressive career spans medical practice, healthcare management, and health advocacy, with a focus on promoting comprehensive women's health and advancing knowledge about menopause-related issues.

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