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FOM Launches Guidance on Menopause in the Workplace

Date: 10 Feb 2017

The Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) has launched guidance on menopause in the workplace.

This guidance is aimed at women going through menopause and experiencing the impact it has on their working lives. 
It also offers employers practical guidance on how to improve workplace environments for menopausal women.

Click here to read the guidance


“I would like to take this opportunity to praise the work of the Health Promotion Service and the framework in place for the Workplace Health Award, which has significantly changed the focus and the culture of our Company, especially in relation to attitudes toward health and wellbeing and the concept of a healthy workplace being embedded as the norm”

HR Manager for Proper Cornish and Furniss and Head of Health & Wellbeing Initiative

Working Days Lost

According to HSE, 36 million days were lost in 2008 as a result of work-related ill health or workplace injury. The worst performing organisations lost an average of 12 working days per employee [CBI/AXA].

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