Women's health

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RCN guideline: termination of pregnancy

2018-07-16T14:49:00+01:00By

Read this concise summary of RCN guidance for key recommendations on consent, pre-assessment, and post-termination of pregnancy care.

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Heavy menstrual bleeding: information for the public

2018-06-26T13:38:00+01:00By

What care should a patient expect? This summary on the management of heavy menstrual bleeding is intended to be used in consultation with patients.

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Endometriosis: information for the public

2018-05-29T15:10:00+01:00By

This concise summary covers making decisions about endometriosis treatment and where to find more support

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RCN guideline: Nurse specialist in menopause

2018-04-16T14:38:00+01:00By

This summary outlines the role of the nurse specialist in menopause. Includes guidance on the required clinical practice skills and service provision

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NICE heavy menstrual bleeding guideline

2018-03-26T10:41:00+01:00

Includes updated recommendations on management and investigations on the causes of HMB. Also covers history taking, and provision of information

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Feature articles

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Practical tips for the diagnosis and management of fibroids

2017-10-31T16:03:00+00:00By

Debra Holloway discusses ten practical tips for the diagnosis and management of fibroids—providing information on the aetiology and symptoms of fibroids, when treatment is necessary, and the treatment options available.

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Causes, diagnosis, and management of common gynaecological symptoms

2017-03-21T00:00:00+00:00By

Debra Holloway discusses common gynaecological symptoms, differential diagnosis, and treatment.

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Practical implementation tips for setting up a successful cervical screening service

2017-01-24T00:00:00+00:00By

Jenny Greenfield shares 10 top tips to help nurses set up and run effective cervical screening services.

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UKMEC supports the delivery of safe, evidence-based contraceptive care

2016-08-20T00:00:00+01:00By

Shelley Raine explains why the UKMEC is so important in general practice and how to apply the recommendations when seeing women, both for the initiation of a contraceptive method and continuation of a treatment.

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NICE shines light on treatment for the menopause

2016-07-06T00:00:00+01:00By

Debra Holloway discusses NICE Guideline 23, on managing menopausal symptoms, and gives recommendations on how to discuss the issues with patients

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