NNUH consultant appointed as new Chair of British Menopause Society
Mr Edward Morris who is a consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) was appointed on 23rd May 2013 as the new Chairman of the British Menopause Society (BMS).
Following a 5 year research fellowship at Guys Hospital in London, Mr Edward Morris has had an interest in the management of the menopause for 15 years. Mr Morris has been working in gynaecology for 22 years, 11 of which have been at the NNUH where he looks after women with a wide range of problems but has a particular interest in pelvic pain, endometriosis, fibroids, the menopause, urogynaecology and leads the laparoscopic (keyhole) gynaecological surgery and endometriosis services at the NNUH.
He also leads the teaching of medical students from University of East Anglia at the NNUH and is a researcher in the menopause as director of the Menopause Research Unit. He is co-editor of “Menopause International” the Journal of the BMS. Edward is also a member of the medical advisory committee of the BMS and medical advisor to the charity Womens Health Concern.
Nationally he works for the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology as the elected representative for the East of England on the Council of the RCOG.
Mr Morris said “I started research and clinical practice into menopause and have been an active member of the BMS since 1995 so was honoured to be offered and accept the post as their Chair at the annual meeting of the BMS last month”.
Professor Krishna Sethia, Medical Director for the NNUH said “We congratulate Eddie Morris on his appointment which reflects the quality of our obstetrics and gynaecology department and in particular its staff.
The British Menopause Society provides education, information and guidance to healthcare professionals specialising in all aspects of post reproductive health. This is achieved through lectures, conferences, meetings, exhibitions and publications, including its journal, Menopause International. In July 2012, the BMS acquired the charity, Womens Health Concern, which has been fully integrated as its patient arm.