Chambers welcomes progress on menopause supports

Mayo Fianna Fáil Senator Lisa Chambers has welcomed the announcement by her colleague Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly that he is progressing a range of actions on Menopause.

Initiatives that are being advanced include a Menopause Workplace Policy; provision of specialist support in the area of menopause; and a health awareness campaign to increase visibility of and awareness of menopause.

Welcoming the announcement, Senator Chambers commented, “This is very welcome news. Minister Donnelly has been excellent in progressing women’s health initiatives. I have recently called for more to be done in advancing women’s healthcare on the menopause and I’m delighted to see the Minister take such swift action. I would also like to thank all the Mayo women who participated in our recent Fianna Fáil survey on the Menopause. It’s important that we take on board your views in shaping policy in the area.”