This update of the 2010 Contraception for Women Aged Over 40 Years guideline has been developed by the FSRH and brings together evidence and expert opinion on contraception for women aged over 40 years. The guideline was developed with a team of experts in the relevant fields and has been extensively peer reviewed in accordance with methodology used for developing FSRH Clinical Guidelines. The guidance is intended for use by health professionals working in SRH, general practice and obstetric and gynaecology settings.
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This FSRH Guideline provides evidence-based recommendations and good practice points for health professionals on the use of quick starting contraception, i.e. starting contraception immediately instead of waiting for the next menstrual cycle. It is intended for any health care professional/health service providing contraception or conception advice in the UK.
This document updates previous Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) guidance and aims to summarise the available evidence on emergency contraception (EC). The guidance is intended for use by health professionals providing EC. This document was updated in May 2017.
Contraception After Pregnancy, endorsed by the Royal Colleges: GPs; Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; Nurses and Midwives, aims to guide healthcare professionals to inform and support the women in their care to make planned choices about future pregnancies and improve maternal and child outcomes through optimum spacing between children.
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CEU Clinical Guidance: SRH for Individuals with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), pdf version - October 2016
This document was issued in late October 2016.
This quick guide advises on effective starting or switching between contraceptive methods to reduce the risk of unplanned pregnancy. It summarises information from existing FSRH guidance documents. This guide should be used in conjunction with clinical judgment in individual situations. Updated in July 2016
Download and save the UKMEC 2016. Published in April 2016. Updated July 2017.
Download and save the UKMEC 2016 Summary Sheets. Updated July 2017.