Practice points

Last updated 27 October 2017

Medical Observer – 'Talking Women'

Jean Hailes is proud to provide a monthly column in the medical newspaper, Medical Observer. Designed to give GPs and health professionals a short informative summary of important women's health topics and conditions, these articles provide practical information to inform and enhance clinical practice. Past topics have included anxiety, cardiovascular health, fertility, vulval conditions and endometriosis. Access past articles.

Key practice points and expert advice for health professionals

This column is a growing hub for providing relevant and practical advice from Jean Hailes experts in easy-to-digest formats including videos, checklists and case studies. 

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Menopause: the consultation

Jean Hailes endocrinologist Dr Rosie Worsley gives her tips for a successful consultation with a woman who is experiencing menopausal symptoms.

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): the consultation

In this video, Dr Rosie Worsley discusses what might alert a clinician to undiagnosed PCOS and also some of the key points for consideration in a consultation, once a woman has a diagnosis of PCOS.

Using a menopause symptom scale

Dr Elizabeth Farrell, gynaecologist at Jean Hailes, talks about how you can use a menopause symptom scale in your clinical practice as a way of assessing treatment outcomes.

Access AMS's Diagnosing Menopause info sheet (PDF) or the Greene Climacteric Scale (PDF).
 

When to refer a menopause patient

Dr Elizabeth Farrell discusses when to refer a menopause patient to see a specialist.

 

Dyspareunia: Points to keep in mind

Jean Hailes pelvic floor physiotherapist Janetta Webb, provides clinicians with some important things to remember when seeing a women with symptoms of dyspareunia.

 

Questions for the menopausal patient

Dr Elizabeth Farrell suggests questions to ask the menopausal patient to help in assessment.

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