Police Federation

Menopause Awareness 2020

South Wales Female Officer

Supporting those dealing with the Menopause is a major priority for the Federation and we actively campaign to keep this issue high on the agenda – working with a range of stakeholders and decision makers. It is important that officers and staff feel supported when they're going through the menopause and it is also important that managers and colleagues have an understanding and awareness of its symptoms and effects.

In addition to establishing National Menopause Guidance for police officers and staff, we want to make you aware of the wealth of information that is available.

10 things your doctor should know about menopause
Menopause guidance from Police Mutual
Menopause resources from Oscar Kilo
Doodle video
Menopause symptom checker
Management of Menopause Transition in the Police Service from NPCC, PFEW, CoP and Unison
Menopause survey headline stats report from PFEW (April 2019)
West Mercia Police menopause presentation from Verity Biggs
West Mercia Police menopause presentation from Amber Threapleton
West Mercia Police risk assessment form and checklist


#YourFederation is here to help, so please contact your local Fed rep if you need support, advice or more information.

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