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Independent professional body guideline

FSRH UKMEC contraception guideline

2020-06-23T00:00:00+01:00By

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

2019-09-30T00:00:00+01:00By

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

2019-09-03T08:24:00+01:00By

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

2018-07-03T08:26:00+01:00By

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

2018-03-19T10:39:00+00:00By

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

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NICE guideline

NICE condom distribution schemes guideline

2017-05-30T10:10:00+01:00By

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.

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Independent professional body guideline

RCGPNI LGBT patient care guideline

2017-03-28T09:00:00+01:00By

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

2017-02-21T09:13:00+00:00By

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

2016-07-08T00:00:00+01:00By

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