Dr Joanne Hobson

Menopause and Psychosexual Medicine Specialist

MBBS, DRCOG


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I am a menopause specialist and have run a menopause clinic with a colleague for the last 15 years in Nottingham. I work in a Nottingham community gynaecology clinic and see all aspects of gynaecology including patients with some psychosexual problems.

I have worked in Nottingham as a GP for over 30 years and have always had an interest in women’s sexual health and psychosexual medicine. Although I am now retired as a partner in general practice I still undertake locum surgeries in primary care.

I am a member of the Institute of Psychosexual Medicine and regularly give talks to local groups, including The Moving Forward Course for women recovering from breast cancer.

I contribute to local radio programmes on general health as well as menopausal topics. I recently gave a series of talks to Derbyshire Constabulary about the menopause in the workplace and how it affects women.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Joanne Hobson at Spire include:

Psychotherapy

Other treatments

  • Menopause including hormonal and non-hormonal treatment and alternative treatments 
  • Premature ovarian insufficiency 
  • Bone health in menopausal women
  • Psychosexual problems in men and woman of all ages 

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Menopause

Special clinical interests: All aspects of post reproductive health.

Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / St Bartholomew's Medical College, University of London / 1983
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

DRCOG / Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists / 1987
Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

DCCH / Institute of Child Health / 1988
Diploma of Community Child Health

DFSRH / Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists / 2016
Diploma of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare

BMS Menopause Specialist / British Menopause Society / 2017
British Menopause Society Recognised Menopause Specialist


Professional memberships

British Menopause Society

Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare

Institute of Psychosexual Medicine

Current NHS posts

Nottingham University Hospitals 

Personal profile

I have two grown up children who, whilst living away from home and following careers, still believe the bank of mum remains open!