NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is committed to ensuring the health, safety an Well-being of its employees and ensuring everyone is treated with dignity and respect.
The menopause is a natural process and for many can be positively managed through lifestyle adjustments. However, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde recognises that for some the menopause is not always an easy transition. Some employees may need additional considerations to support and improve their experience at work.
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is committed to supporting employees who are affected in any way by the menopause and to support and inform managers so that employees reporting issues are treated fairly and given appropriate support.
This Policy is inclusive of all gender identities including trans and non-binary employees.
Guidance from the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM), the British Menopause Society (BMS) National Institute for Care and Excellence (NICE) and the NHS GG&C Menopause Service has been used to inform this Policy.