This programme focuses on introducing the topic of menopause in the workplace; understanding what menopause is and why it has an impact on organisations.

With women making up 77% of the NHS workforce and an increasing number of women staying in work beyond the age of 50, many will experience symptoms that affect their wellbeing and working lives.

By increasing awareness, developing positive cultural engagement, and understanding the hazards of doing nothing, organisations in general practice will be able to reduce their risk, protect their reputation, and support all staff affected by menopause, whether directly or indirectly.

Delegates will explore the changing face of the workplace, key facts, and symptoms of menopause, develop skills to manage sensitive conversations and how best to support themselves and colleagues to maintain wellbeing and productivity.

The workshop will be delivered as a virtual session with practical guidance to enable participants to introduce the conversation about menopause into their own practice.


  • Duration: tba  

  • Location: Online


  • To understand what menopause is and recognise the key symptoms
  • To explore the changing face of the workplace and understand the impact menopause has on the workplace
  • To consider what reasonable adjustments can be made to support staff
  • To briefly introduce the Legislation (UK) and Workplace Health and Safety risks related to menopause
  • To consider the benefits of introducing a Menopause Policy
  • To look at how to access further resources and support.

Workshop Agenda

Below is an outline of the proposed agenda with sample timings. If you have any questions please get in touch.

Introduction and Welcome
Programme and Objectives
What is menopause?
Key facts about menopause
Troublesome symptoms
Managing the impact of menopause at work
Why employees may not reveal their menopause symptoms
Recommended non-medical interventions and reasonable adjustments
Introduction to Legislation (UK)
Workplace Health & Safety risks
Benefits of a menopause policy
It’s good to talk – having open and honest conversations
Signposting for support and resources
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If you would like more information about any of our workshops, the timings or adapting our programmes to your local needs / requirements, please call 0330 111 6459 or email

Please note that all workshops are delivered online as web workshop sessions – however, if you require face to face workshops, please get in touch and we will be happy to discuss this.

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