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National Association for Premenstrual Syndrome

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Nick Panay BSc MRCOG MFSRH

NAPS Chairman

 

SHORT CV: Nick Panay BSc MRCOG MFSRH

Present position

Consultant Gynaecologist, Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine & Surgery
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Imperial College London
Guest Professor, Beijing OBGYN Hospital, Capital Medical University

Private practice

Director, International Centre for Hormone Health
92 Harley Street London W1G 7HU

Summary CV

Nick Panay is a Consultant Gynaecologist with a Special Interest in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, Menopause, PMS, contraception and gynaecological endocrinology.

As director of the West London Menopause & PMS Centre at Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Chelsea & Westminster Hospitals, he heads a busy clinical and research team which publishes widely, presents at scientific meetings and trains health professionals at all levels.

Much of his team’s research has focused on improving the understanding and management of Premature Menopause, PMS, Female Sexual Dysfunction, New HRT and Contraceptive regimens and Complementary Therapies.
 
He is on the editorial board of Climacteric (The Journal of the International Menopause Society) and Gynecological Endocrinology and is on the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Healthcare.

Through his work with a number of councils and women’s groups he campaigns actively for women's health issues both nationally and internationally. His affiliations include: 

Chairman of The National Association for Premenstrual Syndromes,
Board Member and Secretary General Elect, International Menopause Society,
Honorary Director of Conferences RCOG,
Trustee and medical advisory committee member, British Menopause Society,
Past Chairman of The British Menopause Society,
Past President and current council member, The Royal Society of Medicine (O & G Division),
Patron of Daisy Network (Premature Menopause Society) and
Past Council Member of British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy.

Ms A. P. Hawkins BSc MROCG DFSRH

NAPS Trustee

Annie Hawkins works as a general Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in Wessex. Her areas of special interest include:

Female reproductive endocrinology – including Menopause, Premature Ovarian insufficiency and Premenstrual Syndromes. She spent 3 years researching the balance of hormones and their effect on female sexuality. She has worked in this field since 2000. She is on the Medical Advisory Committee of the British Menopause Society and has been a NAPS Trustee since 2003.

Psychosexual Medicine - she trained for four years to become a Member of the Institute of Psychosexual Medicine. She treats women with sexual problems, looking holistically at the whole woman by combining her backgrounds in the physical gynaecology, the hormonal environment and the psychological and relationship situation.

 

Dr Carrie Sadler GP and research specialist

NAPS Trustee

Carrie is a GP in Derbyshire.

She also works as an Associate Specialist in the Derby Integrated Sexual Health Service.She has had a special interest in Women’s Health for many years particularly Premenstrual Syndrome, Menopause, contraception and gynaecology.

She has a commitment to training local GPs  and nurses for the Diploma  and letters of Competence of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health.

She also speaks regularly about the above  areas of Women’s Health at both local and national meetings

Ms C L Domoney MA MRCOG

NAPS Trustee

Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London

Claudine Domoney trained in general obstetrics and gynaecology and then went on to conduct research into female reproductive hormones. She conducted studies in Premenstrual Syndrome in which she looked at the use of oestrogen and progestogens and complementary therapies.

She has worked extensively in Menopause and PMS clinics and also trained for four years to become a Member of the Institute of Psychosexual Medicine, of which she was the Chair for 3 years.

Her areas of special interest are menopause, premenstrual syndrome, female sexuality, psychological aspects of obstetrics and gynaecology, urogynaecology and pelvic floor problems including postnatal issues.

Dani Singer, Psychotherapist/Counsellor; MBACP [Snr Accred]/UKCP reg.

NAPS Trustee

Dani has been working in the field of women’s health with a particular interest in young women with POI (premature ovarian insufficiency) for twenty years and more recently with those who experience PMS.

She believes an integrative approach can contribute to more effective emotional self-management and a sense of personal control through validation and support and introducing personal strategies which may help to lessen the impact of bodily symptoms.

 

 

 

Amanda Moore BSc (Hons), MSc Nutrition, UKVRN

NAPS Trustee

 
Amanda is a Nutritional Adviser to the National Association of Premenstrual Syndrome and a trustee of the Association. She runs a Female Nutrition Clinic at The Hale in London.  She is committed to giving women access to nutrition advice that is evidence based.
 
As well as practising as a nutritionist, Amanda lectures, is actively involved in research at King’s College and is a member of the Guild of Health Writers. She publishes both academic research in peer-reviewed journals as well as articles in the popular press. She also offers nutrition-related business consultancy to companies in the UK.
 
Amanda is registered as a Nutritionist with The Association for Nutrition.