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Reproductive health

Reproductive health
The World Health Organization (WHO) defines reproductive health as being a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being (WHO 2015). The concept of reproductive health therefore covers the full spectrum from ...

Breast health & disease

Breast health & disease
Ask most women what they know about breast disease and their thoughts will often go straight to breast cancer. With 1 in 8 women now being diagnosed with the condition in the UK this is perhaps not surprising. ...

Menstruation

Menstruation
General practice nurses (GPNs) may frequently be asked for advice on menstrual problems, which may include issues around how regularly – or irregularly – bleeds occur, how heavy the flow is and how painful periods may ...

Hormonal Contraception

Hormonal contraception methods
General practice nurses (GPNs) are often involved in helping women and their partners to choose appropriate and reliable contraception. To paraphrase the World Health Organization, effective contraception gives ...

Non-hormonal contraception

Non-hormonal contraception
General practice nurses (GPNs) are often involved in helping women and their partners to choose appropriate and reliable contraception. Effective contraception gives women the freedom to choose when to try for a ...

Contraceptive choices: Using the UKMEC guidance

Knowing which contraception can be safely used by which woman is essential knowledge for all clinicians involved in women’s healthcare. Updated guidance from the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health reflects current evidence and following it ...

Menopause: NICE and FSRH guidance

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Red flag symptoms – Breast lumps

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Cervical cancer: clinical review

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Minimising health risks in prescribing contraception

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Subfertility in women: clinical review

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Endometriosis: clinical review

Content developed by MIMS Learning http://www.mimslearning.co.uk/ Endometriosis is condition where endometrial tissue develops outside the uterus, causing pain ...

Urinary incontinence in women: clinical review

Content developed by MIMS Learning http://www.mimslearning.co.uk/ Urinary incontinence affects up to 40% of women, depending on their age, and can have a ...