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Menopause friendly accreditation status

Best Practice Birmingham 2022 Programme


Menopause friendly accreditation status

12 Oct 2022
Best Practice in Nursing

Haxby Group is a leading community-based healthcare organisation, caring for around 100,000 patients across York, Hull and Scarborough. The Group is proud of its efforts in becoming a menopause friendly accredited practice. This session explores the need to create menopause awareness to improve knowledge and understanding, whilst also supporting staff who may be affected by the menopause. The session encompasses the latest evidence underpinning policy, whilst barriers and enabling factors for change will be considered and explored in more detail, providing guidance for other organisations who may be interested in becoming accredited.

  • 1. Why menopause 'matters'?
  • 2. A description of our journey to becoming menopause accredited in primary care
  • 3. Overcoming barriers to becoming accredited.
  • 4. Guidance for other healthcare organisations who are interested in becoming accredited
Mathew Fortnam, GP Partner - Haxby Group
Sarah Goode, Lead Clinician for Quality, Standards & Compliance - Haxby Group