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What happens during a mammogram?

Having a mammogram doesn't have to be a daunting experience. Nuffield Health's Professional Head of Mammography and Laser Safety, Sue Oliver, walks us through the exam.

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Breaking the stigma: The biggest workplace menopause challenges and how to tackle them

Conversations about menopause should be a normal part of working life. Gosia Bowling, National Lead for Emotional Wellbeing, discusses some common concerns for menopausal women in the workplace and how these can be addressed – to help change the taboo around 'the change'.

Menopause and pelvic health: 5 unwelcome symptoms and 5 easy wins

Celebrities like Davina McCall and Mariella Frostrup have recently raised the profile of all things ‘menopause’. It’s no longer a word you need to whisper under your breath to your girlfriends. It’s okay to admit you’re ‘going through it.’ It’s even something you can talk to your manager about if you’re having issues at work. Jo Dafforn, Clinical Lead for Pelvic Health Physiotherapy explains the lesser-known pelvic symptoms of menopause and how to ease them.

4 pelvic symptoms to look out for after giving birth

If you’ve recently had a baby, on the outside it may seem like you’ve recovered, but has your pelvis recovered internally? Jo Dafforn, Clinical Lead Pelvic Health Physiotherapy discusses 4 symptoms you may experience as a new mum, and how our Pelvic Health Physiotherapists can help.

Diastasis Recti – Bridging The Gap

Most women will have a gap in their tummy muscles in their third trimester. This usually resolves within 3–6 months after giving birth but some mums are left with a gap – giving the classic “mummy pooch”. Minal Gadhia, Specialist Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, explains what causes a diastasis recti and gives her top tips on how to fix it.

New to the gym? Here are 5 tips for new starters

Entering the gym for the first time can be a daunting experience, regardless of your age or ability. But help is at hand. Denise Collman gives her top tips on getting the best start.


Wed 20 Oct

Exeter Hospital

This free virtual event at Nuffield Health Exeter Hospital is for anyone who is interested in finding out more information about any women's health / gynaecological concerns that you may have with our Consultant Gynaecologist Mr Ben Peyton-Jones, who specialises in endometriosis.
Thu 4 Nov
Let's talk Periods!