PCOS Conference in York
Saturday, 10 November 2012
Registrations are now open for Verity's next PCOS Conference, which will be held on Saturday the 10th of November 2012 at the lovely The Royal York Hotel in York.
Below you will find an overview of the conference, and you can register, learn more about York and the speakers on the following pages:
What do you need to know about PCOS? - Professor Stephen Atkin, Endocrinologist
This session will set the groundwork for the day, giving you an overview of PCOS and how it affects you on a daily basis
PCOS: a hairy matter: alopecia and hirsutism - Dr Alison Layton, Consultant Dermatologist
Why do some women with PCOS go bald and others have too much hair on their face and body? What is the most up to date treatments? What can the NHS help us with?
Panel: Navigating through the NHS with PCOS - Professor Stephen Franks, Professor Helen Mason, Professor Stephen Atkin and Dr Judith Ibison
What help can your GP offer, and how often should you see them relating to your PCOS? What other specialists might you need to see and when? Do you need annual check ups?
Trying for a baby with PCOS - Professor Stephen Franks, Reproductive Endocrinologist
Are you trying to get pregnant? Why does PCOS make this more difficult and are you at an increased risk of miscarriage? What are the latest treatments for PCOS and fertility?
How to mentally look after yourself with PCOS - Mark O’Donoghue, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
A workshop session. It can be hard to feel good about ourselves when PCOS attacks all aspects of our femininity, day to day life and our plan for our future. How can you change behaviours / your mindset to improve your quality of life?
Show your support by wearing our fabulous new PCOS pins and wristbands. They cost just £1 for the wristband, £2 for the pin or £2.50 for both
Very kindly, some of our members have shared their stories with us so we may share them with you. You are not alone, and we hope these stories affirm this