From Monday the 16th of October, Nightingale medical centre will be moving to a total triage system. This means, to access an appointment you will need to fill in a triage request. Once the request has been triaged we will contact you with the outcome, this may be an appointment with a clinician or it
The menopause is when a woman stops having periods and is no longer able to get pregnant naturally. Periods usually start to become less frequent over a few months or years before they stop altogether. Sometimes they can stop suddenly. The menopause is a natural part of ageing that usually occurs between 45 and 55 years of age, as a woman's oestrogen levels decline. In the UK, the average age for a woman to reach the menopause is 51.