Below are details of events and talks that Anne McGale, founder of Menopause Wellbeing NI, has been involved with. Also included is pertinent information and advice that may be of interest and benefit to event attendees and visitors to our website.

Menopause Awareness Trainer Anne McGale Raises Funds for Belfast Homeless Centre

“No-one is immune to a change of life” says Menopause Awareness Trainer, Women’s Health Nurse Anne McGale RGN from south Belfast  Celebrating her 60th year Anne partnered up with her husband John to host an event with friends and family to raise much needed funds for the Welcome Homeless Centre in Belfast – a local […]

Forward Thinking Global Financial Services Business FinTru Invest in Menopause Awareness Training in the Workplace

Financial services organisation FinTru has delivered a Lunch and Learn session focused on Menopause Awareness in their south Belfast office.   The one hour Menopause Awareness training workshop by Womens’ Health Nurse and Menopause Awareness Trainer Anne McGale of Menopause Wellbeing NI was delivered in hybrid fashion and engaged employees at the chief executive level […]

The training board of the Construction Industry in Northern Ireland CITB delivers Menopause Awareness training by Menopause Specialist Anne McGale RGN in Crumlin

CITB – the Construction Industry training board have invested in a Menopause Wellbeing NI ‘Menopause Awareness’ educational session for over 30 individuals. The session, delivered at the county Antrim training venue, the base of CITB NI in Crumlin, was attended by female employees and managers as well as a good representation of male advocates. Menopause […]

Menopause Awareness Trainer Anne McGale joins forces with Belfast Private GP Practice Vitalis Health to offer clinics to menopausal women in Northern Ireland

Menopause Specialist and experienced Trainer Anne McGale, RGN Bsc (hons) Health Sciences has worked as a Practice Nurse in the local community across Belfast and wider Northern Ireland for the last 40 years, and has been involved with women’s health since 1990. As a freelance facilitator she has in the past 5 years delivered over […]

Nurse Anne McGale delivers Menopause Awareness Training to the Collins Aerospace team in Kilkeel

  The Northern Ireland plant of global company Raytheon Technologies – Collins Aerospace in Kilkeel, invested in Menopause Awareness training for its workforce in April 2023. Employees and managers attended the 2 hour Menopause Wellbeing NI ‘Menopause Awareness Session’ curated and delivered by nurse and experienced Trainer Anne McGale. To book a Menopause awareness session […]

Delivering Menopause in the Workplace Awareness Session for Chest Heart and Stroke at their Work Well Live Well Recognition Event

Menopause Awareness Trainer Anne McGale RGN recently delivered a Menopause in the Workplace Awareness Session for Chest Heart and Stroke at the Rabbit Hotel, Templepatrick. The room was filled with a diverse group of business and community groups, all with one aim – to provide positive health and wellbeing for individuals who they are in contact with. The presentation […]

Northern Ireland Healthcare Review features Menopause Awareness Support Article by Menopause Awareness Trainer Anne McGale in November 2022 Issue

MENOPAUSE: A SHOW OF SUPPORT Are we denying women by not making menopause policy legislative? Anne McGale, Nurse and founder of Menopause Wellbeing NI, investigates.   The menopause is something that all women experience. Some may experience the symptoms worse than others, or for longer than others. But we all experience it at one point in our lives. As it stands […]

Educating and Supporting Employees of Allstate NI During PeriMenopause and Menopause

  Menopause Awareness Trainer Anne McGale has successfully delivered a range in person and online educational sessions for the team at US IT company Allstate NI for over 4 years. This forward thinking company, with offices in Belfast, has invested in a range of training, talks and courses for their staff – from 2 hour […]

Bredagh GAC Menopause Awareness Session – Monday 25th August 2022 – Event Recap

Menopause Awareness Trainer and founder of Menopause Wellbeing NI Anne McGale RGN spoke with Patricia Thompson a fellow nurse colleague who is involved with running the healthy clubs programme in Bredagh GAC in south Belfast about delivering a community event – an awareness session to local women interested in learning more about the subject of ‘Menopause’. Seventeen […]

Your Wellness Day at Stormont Hotel features talk from Menopause Wellbeing Specialist Trainer Anne McGale RGN

‘Your Wellness’ is a day designed to help us all achieve our true potential to live a healthier, happier and more successful life. About this event On The Day at YOUR WELLNESS. . .   In addition to an Exhibition Hall of 45 stands, which cover a wide range of Health & Wellbeing products and […]

East Belfast Takes on the Menopause 2022 featuring Menopause Awareness Trainer and Wellbeing Specialist: Anne McGale RGN

EAST BELFAST TAKES ON THE MENOPAUSE 2022 Week of information talks, activities and workshops to support women through the menopause features: Menopause Wellbeing NI Awareness Trainer and Wellbeing Specialist Anne McGale [RGN Bsc (hons) Health Sciences] on Monday 17th October 2022 at Willowfield Church Halls from 6.30pm to 8pm Talk entitled: ‘EMPOWERING YOU TO VISIT YOUR GP’ […]

Menopause café Belfast December 2021 – Event Recap

  Menopause Cafe December in brief Dozens of ladies from Belfast and right across Northern Ireland had a great night early in December in the First Avenue café on the Ormeau Road for the latest instalment in the Menopause café series. The evening started at 6.30pm to allow delegates the opportunity to be hosted in […]

Reporting on Menopause Cafe

As I promised, an update on the first opening of a Menopause Cafe in the island of Ireland. It was a great success and was completley sold out in a matter of a few days. Rest assured, we will be having more of these events as it is evident that there is a pent up [...]

Menopause Cafe, Belfast

Myself and my nurse colleague, Liz,  are opening a Menopause Cafe, a nationwide nonprofit place for anyone who wants a safe secure place to meet others and especially if you are struggling. We all need support and no one knows like me, how I struggled initially. All symptoms are manageable it just gaining the correct [...]

Menopause BBC News Report

Menopause issues are becoming mainstream and prominent female personalities are gaining confidence in expressing how they have suffered the symptoms of the menopause. I was approached by  Eimear Flanagan a reporter for BBC News NI to contribute to her article on the stigma associated with menopause in the workplace is being dealt with. You will have [...]

CBT Allstate

I recently delivered a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) course for menopausal symptoms in January 2021. The sessions were delivered via Zoom, which is not how I like to interact with my clients but owing to the pandemic, it is the safest option at the moment. The group was made up of eight ladies at varying [...]

Menopause awareness workshop on International Women’s Day on Wednesday 10th March at 7.30pm

Join Anne McGale for this free online workshop to learn about the various symptoms of the menopause. Learn how to manage your symptoms and the various treatments available (CBT, Lifestyle & HRT) to you.

Allstate – Wellness Programme

eptember 2020 saw Allstate deliver a wellness programme to their staff. I was asked to deliver my educational programme on menopause via Zoom - it would not be my choice of education but during Covid19 - however, it is the most acceptable and safest ways to engage with others. There were 20 candidates who took [...]

University of Ulster – Magee

I  was asked by Business in the Community to deliver a menopause  awareness  session at the Magee campus of the University of Ulster ( on Wednesday 26 February.  There were about 50 participants including  four males which was most welcome and  very progressive . The university is in the process of developing a  Menopause policy .

Omagh District Council

I recently made a presentation for the staff in the Omagh District Council. It was very informative and engaging discussion about menopause awareness for the staff and management. This was also in conjunction with Drink awareness which is relevant in the Christmas season.

Allstate Menopause Sessions

Anne is a Practice nurse of 36 years and a Holistic Therapist. She has a special interest in the menopause following her own experience. Anne will deliver an overview of the menopause, symptoms and treatments breaking it down into simple terms. Menopause talks are provided all over Northern Ireland - why not consider your company [...]

Managing the Menopause


Menopause Awareness Inspire Staff

Great menopause awareness session today for staff of Inspire in Armagh City Hotel. Inspire is a charity and social enterprise, and our aim is wellbeing for all, and this includes being more aware of the issues around the menopause and its effect on the female staff. Menopause talks are provided all over Northern Ireland [...]

CIPD Culloden Hotel

I was invited to the CIPD (Chartered Institute for Professional Development to present a talk on the Menopause in the workplace. It was well attended and the discussions and questions ranged widely covering the profesional and managers perspectives with respect to the employers responsiblities and liabilities. The CIPD also provide useful links to materials on [...]

The Big Pause Event 2019 – Reviewed

Reviewed by Anne Hailes and published in The Irish News May 2019 The Menopause: There are positives and negatives and a lot between.  We featured the menopause in this paper a couple of weeks ago and the opening of a new dedicated clinic in Holywood emphasising the interest in the subject and the need for more [...]