The Primary Care Women’s Health Forum is dedicated to the education and support of healthcare professionals across the UK caring for female patients. We strive to promote and improve health services for women and improve patient experience.
New series of webinars now live04 Jul 2017, Tuesday
As part of the ongoing objective to provide healthcare professionals with educational content and support, we have launched a series of Women’s Health webinars. These are all free to attend for HCPs and each attendee will receive a certificate of participation towards their personal development.
For more information and registration, please Click Here
Conference 2017 - Registration Now Open19 Jun 2017, monday
Where: The Met Hotel, Leeds
Date: Wednesday 8th November 2017
Time: 09:30 - 16:00
The PCWHF Annual Conference is the premier event for primary care specialists in the fast developing area of women's health. With keynote speeches, presentations and workshops sessions, each delegate will benefit from five hours of quality CPD.
For more information and registration, please Visit the Conference Website
HRT Myths Uncovered Webinar02 Sep 2016, friday
Date: Tuesday 4th October 2016
Time: 19:00 - 20:00
Many of the things said about (HRT) have not been true. The PCWHF have created a new HRT Myths Uncovered document, highlighting common myths around HRT and what the science really says.
This webinar will discuss the common myths around HRT in more detail, including vascular and cancer related risks. It will also provide participants with an opportunity to ask questions about HRT.
To register for this free webinar, please Click Here
Things to know about contraception23 May 2016, monday
With help from our member's submissions, the PCWHF has compiled a list of 10 common misconceptions surrounding contraception. This resource will be useful when helping female patients decide which type of contraception to use.
To view this publication please Click Here
New Website Launched04 april 2016, monday
The PCWHF is pleased to unveil our new website, designed in partnership with Events 4 Healthcare. This website will serve as a knowledge bank to our members, with regular updates on our activities and news from the world of women’s health.
On the site you will find previous editions of our monthly e bulletin, as well as publications from our board members and links to useful sites, and our brand new feature: top tips from our community members. If you would like your top tip featured please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Conference site is now live!09 march 2016, wednesday
You can now register to attend the Primary Care Women’s Health Forum’s annual conference 2016, which will take place in Solihull on the 23rd November. Following the success of our last conferences, the PCWHF will continue to provide expert speakers in all the Hot Topics in women’s health for this year and next. The conference will offer you the chance to mix with colleagues and to network as well as gain valuable insights.
To find out more, please visit the conference site.
Free to attend webinar series26 february 2016, friday
The PCWHF is excited to announce the launch of our new ‘Online Education Programme’. This programme will be conducted through webinars, held throughout the year on a variety of interesting subjects, inspired by the CMO’s report on the health of women. Each webinar will be hosted by a member of the PCWHF’s board on their area of expertise and they are free to attend.
To find out more or to register, please click here.
One Day Update in Gynaecology17 february 2016, wednesday
Our close partners, NAPS, have recently launched the website for their 2016 conference, scheduled to take place on 1st July 2016 at the Sutton Bonnington campus of the University of Nottingham
To learn more or register to attend, please click here
Welcome to our new board member15 february 2016, monday
We are pleased to announce our board now includes Dr Louise Newson, a GP and Media Doctor from Solihull, who will act as our West Midlands Lead. She also writes for the BJFM as well as writing many useful patient leaflets for patient.info.
Please join us in welcoming her aboard!
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Meet the Board
A number of the PCWHF board members and regional leads work alongside industry on a number of clinical and non-clinical initiatives, some of this work is paid for directly by industry. Details of these can be found on the abpi disclosure website
Lesley CaveManaging Director
Richard LindgardNon-Executive Director
Sarah GraySouth West Regional Lead
Helen LudkinNurse Director
Caroline CooperEducation Lead
Carrie SadlerEast Midlands Regional Lead
Julie OliverPrimary Care Director
Dee McormackEast Regional Lead
Lizzie McManusPractice nurse primary Care
Sian JonesNon-Executive Director
Louise NewsonWest Midlands Regional Lead
Organisations of Interest
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British Menopause Society
The British Menopause Society (BMS) provides education, information and guidance to healthcare professionals specialising in all aspects of post reproductive health.