Dr Louise Newson

Menopause Expert
BSc (Hons), MBChB (Hons), MRCP, FRCGP

Practising at

Spire Parkway Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Louise Newson at Spire include:

Other treatments

Menopause management

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Professional profile

I have been a GP for the past 16 years and a medical writer for the past 15 years. I have written for healthcare professionals and also for patients on a wide range of medical conditions including the menopause and other women's health conditions.

I am a menopause expert and look after the majority of menopausal women in my NHS GP practice.

I work as a medical editor for different publications and I have authored several books on evidence-based medicine for general practitioners. I am an editor for the British Journal of Family Medicine (BJFM) and Geriatric Medicine journal. I commission articles for the BJFM’s regular Women’s Health supplement. I am an Editor and Reviewer for various e-learning courses and educational modules for the RCGP. I also write regular articles for, MIMS Learning, Independent Nurse and I write articles for

I have contributed to healthcare articles in many different newspapers, magazines and I have also been involved in television and radio work, including Radio 4's Women's Hour and Channel 4's Embarrassing Bodies.

Clinical Interests


Private contact details

Telephone 0121 704 5530
Private secretary Mrs Sarah Davies
Private secretary telephone 07866 479991
Private secretary email


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Qualification and professional memberships

MBChB (Hons) / Manchester University / 1994
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery with Honours

Professional memberships

Member of the RCP (Royal College of physicians)
Fellow of the RCGP (Royal College of GPs)
Member of the British Menopause Society
Member of the International Menopause Society

Professional leadership

West Midlands lead for PCWHF (Primary Care Women's Health Forum)

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Current NHS posts

GP at Shirley Medical Centre, Shirley, West Midlands

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Personal Profile

I am married to a consultant urologist and have three daughters. I enjoy practising asthanga yoga regularly and love cooking.

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