Dr Olivia Hum



Practising since: 1999


General Practice

Consultation times

  • Thursday 15:00 - 18:30 (weekly)
  • Ad-Hoc Video Consultations
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Dr Olivia Hum is an experienced GP who has been working in Sussex for 15 years. She trained at Cambridge and UCL and has worked in Australia and East Timor. 

She specialises in Menopause, Women's Health and Sexual Health. Dr Olivia Hum is one of only 160 British Menopause Society qualified menopause specialists, and holds the FSRH advanced certificate in menopause care.  She is a member of the RCGP Adolescent Health Group, which exists to help support GPs in developing health services for young people.

Dr Olivia Hum is an NHS GP in Lewes, and a BMS accredited Menopause Specialist and Trainer. She is on the BMS Medical Advisory Council and runs the Circle Room NHS young person’s sexual health clinic. Along with her colleague Dr Zoe Schaedel she set up Myla Health, a group of specialist Women’s Health GPs providing menopause care, and treatment for other female hormonal issues. She is based at Nuffield Health Hospital in Haywards Heath, and also has clinic rooms in Hove. 

Olivia prides herself on offering a holistic service looking at physical, social and psychological aspects of health. She is passionate about improving health care for women, especially around the menopause and perimenopause, where so many women are suffering needlessly with debilitating symptoms.

Special interests

  • Menopause
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Personal interests

Dr Olivia Hum lives in Sussex and spends much of her life as a taxi driver for her three children. She otherwise enjoys reading, cooking, walking and swimming.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Olivia Hum at Nuffield Health

  • Contraception
  • Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
  • Smear test (cervical screening)
  • STD Screening

Locations Dr Olivia Hum works with

Related experience


Dr Hum has spoken at local and national conferences about sexual health and adolescent health and delivers teaching sessions for GPs about menopause. She won the Cathy Harman Award from BASHH in 2013 for innovation in the field of sexual health.


  • Royal College of General Practitioners
  • British Menopause Society
  • Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology)
  • British Association of Sexual Health and HIV
  • Primary Care Women’s Health Foundation
  • Association of Young People’s Health

Other posts held

  • GP Partner- Foundry Healthcare Lewes


Dr Olivia Hum does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Olivia Hum does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Olivia Hum does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.