This guidance provides evidence-based recommendations and good practice points for health professionals on the use of combined hormonal contraceptives (i.e. the combined oral contraceptive pill, transdermal patch and combined vaginal ring) 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 CEU Guidance: Interim FSRH Guidance on Incorrect Use of Combined Hormonal Contraception (January 2019)
Download and read the interim guidance on incorrect use of combined hormonal contraception.
This summary has been written as a quick reference guide to help busy clinicians to give clear, safe advice on combined hormonal contraception (CHC). Please refer to the full 2018 FSRH CHC Clinical Guideline for further information and evidence for this advice. This document is written for FSRH members and requires you to log in to access it.
This FSRH Guidance updates the January 2017 version and provides clinical recommendations and good practice points for health professionals on Drug Interactions with Hormonal Contraception.
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 December 2017.
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.
Download and view the full document here.
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.
FSRH Clinical Guideline: SRH for Individuals with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), PDF Version (October 2016)
This document was issued in late October 2016.
Download and save the UKMEC 2016. Published in April 2016. Updated in December 2017.