• 'Menopause affects us all . . .': menopause transition experiences of female ambulance staff from a UK ambulance service

      Prothero, Larissa; Foster, Theresa; Winterson, Debra (2021-12-01)
      There is limited research regarding the menopause transition in the emergency services; however, all women will experience this life phase, which can have a significant impact on personal well-being, workplace attendance and performance. The aim of this survey was to explore personal and work impacts of the menopause for all female staff in the ambulance setting. Abstract published with permission.
    • A survey-based evaluation of the impact of menopause transition on female ambulance staff in one UK ambulance service

      Foster, Theresa; Prothero, Larissa; Winterson, Debra (2020-10)
      Menopausal symptoms can have a significant impact on workplace attendance and performance, yet limited evidence regarding the menopause transition in the emergency services exists. The aim of this study was to explore work and personal impacts of the menopause on female staff in the ambulance setting. https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/10/e6.3 This is an Open Access article distributed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC BY-NC 4.0) license, which permits others to distribute, remix, adapt, build upon this work non-commercially, and license their derivative works on different terms, provided the original work is properly cited and the use is non-commercial. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/emermed-2020-999abs.12