**The Health of the 51%: Women – 26 June 8pm

Department-of-health-logoDr Edward Mullins, Senior Registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital and Editor-in-Chief of the recent “Annual Report on Women’s Health” will introduce the findings of this ground-breaking report prepared for the first female Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies.


When: Monday 26 June 2017, 8pm to 10pm

Where: Chiswell Green United Reformed Church, Watford Road, St Albans AL2 3HGwomenshealthwordle2_edited

Visitors: are very welcome – anyone interested in women’s health including patients and medical professionals alike will be fascinated. Please click on “Contact Us” on this website, or email sistalbans@hotmail.com if you would like to attend so we can give you a warm welcome. We will ask for a nominal fee of £2 on the night.

To download the flyer please click here: Flyer Health Talk JuneFinal

In the first half Dr Mullins will explain the report – how it came about, choices made, his experiences, opportunities & problems arising. Leading into the topic of obesity in women, the CMO’s reason for focusing on this & the follow up so far. The second half will be a Q & A session for you to ask questions on your own areas of interest from the report:


Soroptimists follow women’s health issues closely and have had successful campaigns for improvements in areas including the treatment of Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer and Endometriosis.

Key Elements of the Report 

This is the link to the Chief Medical Officer’s report on Women’s Health: “The Health of the 51%: Women”

Please don’t be alarmed at the size of  the report, it is well written and easy to read so we suggest looking at:

p2. Foreword – context and focus on obesity

p. 9 Contents showing the scope of the report

pp. 11-17 Chapter 1 – particularly the recommendations