FULLY BOOKED Menopause Mythbusting Q&A

Section: People and Networks The ALLIANCE Date of event: 06/12/2021 at 10.30-11.30

Join the ALLIANCE, Scottish Government and partners for the first of three sessions to demystify and destigmatise menopause

Please note that this session is now full.

The ALLIANCE is pleased to be hosting a panel Q&A session with myth busting experts across health, academia and the third sector.

This hour-long virtual session will provide those experiencing menopause – or those who’d like to know more about what the future may hold – with the opportunity to pose questions to, and have a dialogue with, a panel of experts. This session will provide participants with an opportunity to express their thoughts and feelings about this important transition and its impacts, and how we can enable them to experiencing it more positively.

The session will be chaired by ALLIANCE Director Irene Oldfather, with panellists:

  • Rachel Weiss, Founder of the Menopause Café (this link will take you away from our website)
  • Dr Claire Macaulay, Menopause sex and relationships expert
  • Professor Kathleen Riach, Professor of Organisation Studies, University of Glasgow and expert in menopause and the workplace
  • Dr Heather Currie, Associate Medical Director, Women, Children and Sexual Health, NHS Dumfries and Galloway
  • Dr Sigi Joseph, General Practitioner

We will also be joined by graphic facilitator, Clare Mills from Listen Think Draw (this link will take you away from our website)

Participants will have an opportunity to submit questions to the panel in advance. Please submit questions before 29th November to

This is the first of three sessions on menopause hosted by the ALLIANCE with the Scottish Government’s Women’s Health Plan team (this link will take you away from our website) . In this session participants will be encouraged to contribute suggestions to how we shape further sessions and conversations.

To register and indicate accessibility requirements email

This session will be supported by a BSL/English interpreter. 

Spaces will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

The ALLIANCE will be using Zoom for this event. The event is not designed to elicit personal information from participants, however, should you register to attend you must be aware that transfers personal data to the USA and that any personal data you choose to share will be transferred to a country that does not provide adequate protection and that no adequate safeguards aimed at providing protection for the data are being implemented.

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