February 2022 OMC Menopause Cafe – Menopause and Work

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February’s OMC Menopause Cafe was hosted by Dr Laila Kaikavoosi who covered many aspects of menopause in the workplace and highlight the importance of building awareness at every level of an organisation, from the boardroom to the shopfloor.

Menopause related conditions and symptoms can affect every woman and have an impact on our relationships, home life, and especially our work. Awareness of menopause health in the workplace is improving but more needs to be done to help improve knowledge and awareness of the symptoms and how employees can be supported.

Aspects covered:

  • What is menopause?
  • What are the common signs and symptoms? (Physical and Mental health)
  • Who can be affected?
  • How can it impact work?
  • Why employers need to consider Menopause in Work
  • How can executives and managers and colleagues support employees in the workplace?