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Mending Men

Mending Men

The Halswell Menzshed offers a place for men in transition to use their skills, connecting them with the community and providing great comradeship in the process.

We Need to Talk About Menopause

We Need to Talk About Menopause

It’s a fact of life for women: hormonal changes along the way interrupt the status quo and usher in what might feel like a whole new way of life. As mothers, we prepare our daughters for the changes associated with puberty, says Dr Olivia Smart, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Oxford Women’s Health, but when it comes to that other major change, menopause, women aren’t receiving the information needed to understand the range of symptoms they might experience – and that means they aren’t seeking the support available to help make the transition more comfortable.