Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

Health, Kids & Family, News & Politics

The programme that offers a female perspective on the world


Nigel Slater, New HRT guidelines, Astronaut Sandra Magnus, Sloane Crosley

November 12th, 2015

Episode 415 of 985 episodes

As the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) launches its first clinical guideline on diagnosing and managing menopause Jenni talks to Melanie Davies Clinical Director of the Guideline Centre and Consultant Gynaecologist and GP, Dr Sarah Jarvis about what the guidelines mean for women experiencing symptoms that impact significantly on their daily lives. Nigel Slater cooks the perfect autumn cake and talks about his new seasonally inspired cookbook 'A Year of Good Eating'. Professor Aileen Ribeiro deconstructs the portrait of Mary Wollstonecraft hanging in the National Portrait Gallery. Astronaut Sandra Magnus talks about her life in engineering, ahead of speaking at the WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) Awards. Sloane Crosley made her name with essays about her own life as a young woman in New York. Now she's published her first novel, The Clasp, which is a comedy inspired by a tragic short story, The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant. Presenter: Jenni Murray Producer: Eleanor Garland.

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