Independent professional body guideline

FSRH UKMEC contraception guideline


A summary of the FSRH UKMEC guidance on the safety of contraceptive methods, which is set out in clear and concise tables.

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Independent professional body guideline

FSRH intrauterine contraception guideline


This concise summary of guidance on intrauterine contraception (IUC) includes efficacy, insertion, duration of use, risks, benefits, and complications.

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Independent professional body guideline

BASHH Mycoplasma genitalium guideline


This summary covers diagnosis, signs and symptoms, complications associated with mycoplasma genitalium, and management.  

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Independent professional body guideline

BHIVA standards of care for people living with HIV


This 2018 summary of the BHIVA standards of care includes new sections on testing, person-centred care, and HIV over the course of life.

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PHE/DH/DWP guideline

Women’s health: migrant health guide


Summary covers key points and resources for managing women’s health in migrants. Includes guidance on sexual and reproductive health, and pregnancy


NICE guideline

NICE condom distribution schemes guideline


This Guidelines for Nurses summary of the NICE guidance on condom distribution schemes aims to reduce the risk of STIs and promote information and advice about sexual health.


Independent professional body guideline

RCGPNI LGBT patient care guideline


A helpful summary on the care of LGBT patients in primary care, which covers consultation issues, health screening, and sexual health

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PHE/DH/DWP guideline

PHE zika virus sexual transmission guideline


This summary of Public Health England’s guidance covers advice for travellers to avoid sexual transmission of the Zika virus.

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Feature article

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

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

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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PHE/DH/DWP guideline

PHE FGM guideline


A clear summary of the Department of Health's guidance on female genital mutilation risk and safeguarding.