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FSRH Clinical Guideline: Contraception for Women Aged over 40 Years (August 2017, amended September 2019)

File size: 1718kb | Date: 26 September 2019 | Current Clinical Guidance - PDF

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. This guideline was amended in September 2019.

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FSRH Clinical Guideline: Intrauterine Contraception (April 2015, amended September 2019)

File size: 1323kb | Date: 26 September 2019 | Current Clinical Guidance - PDF

This guidance provides evidence-based recommendations and good practice points for health professionals on the use of intrauterine contraception (IUC) currently available in the UK. It is intended for any health care professional or health service providing contraception or conception advice in the UK. This guideline was updated in September 2019.

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FSRH CEU Guidance: Switching or Starting Methods of Contraception (November 2017, amended August 2019)

File size: 465kb | Date: 1 August 2019 | Current Clinical Guidance - PDF

Please log into the website to access this document. 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 November 2017.

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FSRH Guideline-related Resources: Quick Reference Summary of Clinical Guidance on Overweight, Obesity and Contraception (July 2019)

File size: 144kb | Date: 10 July 2019 | Current Clinical Guidance - PDF

This summary has been written as a quick reference guide to help busy clinicians give clear, safe advice on contraception for women who are overweight or with obesity. Please refer to the full Overweight, Obesity and Contraception guideline for further information and evidence for this advice. Members should log into the website and view this guidance under 'My Resouces' on the website.

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FSRH Clinical Guideline: Progestogen-only Pills (March 2015, Amended April 2019)

File size: 939kb | Date: 30 April 2019 | Current Clinical Guidance - PDF

This guidance provides evidence-based recommendations and good practice points for health professionals on the use of progestogen-only pills currently available in the UK. It is intended for any health care professional or health service providing contraception or conception advice in the UK.

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FSRH Clinical Guideline: Overweight, Obesity and Contraception (April 2019)

File size: 855kb | Date: 1 April 2019 | Current Clinical Guidance - PDF

This new document aims to summarise the available evidence on contraceptive choices for women who are overweight and women with obesity (i.e. with body mass index 25 kg/m2 or higher). This guideline evaluates the interrelationship between contraception and weight and considerations such as bariatric surgery and weight loss medication.

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FSRH Clinical Guideline: Progestogen-only Injectable (December 2014, Amended April 2019)

File size: 859kb | Date: 1 April 2019 | Current Clinical Guidance - PDF

This guidance provides evidence-based recommendations and good practice points for health professionals on the use of progestogen-only injectables (depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), Depo-Provera) currently available in the UK. It is intended for any health care professional or health service providing contraception or conception advice in the UK.