The Trust menopause and premenstrual syndrome (PMS) service is led by Dr Paula Briggs, a Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health.
Her clinic operates on Wednesday between 1.30pm and 5.30pm, and the occasional Saturdays. Please ask your GP for a referral.
After qualifying from Glasgow University in 1987, Paula trained as a GP. Following a move to Liverpool in 1993, she became a GP partner in a group practice. While in general practice she also worked as a forensic medical examiner for Merseyside Police (1994 to 2012) and was the Named Doctor for Safeguarding Children for NHS Sefton (2006-2012).
More recently, she has devoted herself to the delivery of sexual health care, research and education in the field of women’s health. She is a Fellow of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health Care (Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists) and has a Diploma in Gynaecology (Bradford University). She is an Honorary Senior Lecturer for Liverpool University.
She is the clinical lead for the integrated community sexual health service in Sefton and West Lancashire. She also leads the pregnancy advisory service for the Trust.
Paula has co-edited two books (contraception and menopause) and co-authored an undergraduate textbook in obstetrics and gynaecology, and has been the author/co-author of nine scientific papers.
Dr Paula Briggs Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health
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