This summary provides information for nurses caring for anyone who may have their fertility compromised because of illness or treatment, or who may choose to defer fertility because of non-medical reasons.
This summary of the FSRH guidance on contraception after pregnancy focuses specifically on contraception after pregnancy and childbirth. It covers information giving and counselling; discussing a women’s contraceptive needs; record keeping and valid consent; and provision of contraception, continuing care, and support.
This summary of FSRH EC guidance compares the effectiveness of EC methods and decision-making based on patients’ needs, including helpful algorithms.
This summary provides information on the signs and symptoms of endometriosis, diagnosis and referral, and pharmacological pain management.
This summary provides recommendations for planning place of birth in Northern Ireland, giving detail of the normal labour and birth care pathway that should be followed.
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.
Debra Holloway discusses common gynaecological symptoms, differential diagnosis, and treatment.
Jenny Greenfield shares 10 top tips to help nurses set up and run effective cervical screening services.
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.
Tools and resources
This factsheet is for health professionals who deliver the HPV vaccine programme for girls. It supports the information currently provided. It is suitable for school nurses, GPs, screening and immunisation practioners.
Source: Tommy’s (www.tommys.org/pregnancy-information/health-professionals/guide-staying-active-pregnancy). Hosted with permission. January 2014 (planned review date January 2017)