Did you know 12 million women in the UK are currently going through menopause?
As one of them, Nickie is fully aware of how difficult the menopause can be.
Nickie wants to raise awareness of the impact that the menopause can have on women and ensure support is available to women whose menopause is difficult.
One area where Nickie is particularly keen to improve support is in the workplace. Recently, she got together with leading health experts Dr Wendy Denning, Livia Francis, Founder of Fitfreedom, and Tanuj Kapilashrami, the global head of HR at Standard Chartered Bank to discuss what we can do to support menopausal women.
Nickie plans to put their brilliant suggestions to ministers who are leading a call for evidence to improve women’s health, Nadine Dorries MP, Minister for Mental Health, Suicide Prevention and Patient Safety, and Kemi Badenoch MP Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Equalities. Y
You can listen to their full discussion at www.nickieaiken.org.uk/podcast, on Apple, Spotify or wherever you listen to your podcasts.