Women's Health Matters educational day- 9 May 2019, London

Date: 09 May 2019

Start time: 08:45AM

End time: 04:30PM

Venue: Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury

Coram Street

Bloomsbury

London

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Women's Health Matters educational day- 9 May 2019, London

Topics

  • Unplanned Pregnancy and Abortion Care
  • Menopause and PMS
  • Gynaecology
  • Genitourinary Medicine
  • Contraception

These free-to-attend meetings, aimed at healthcare professionals with a letter of competence in intrauterine techniques, will provide on-going training to intrauterine fitters. These programmes are also open to healthcare professionals with a special interest in women's health who are welcome to attend.

The programme will provide an evidence-based update on preconception health, sharing of best practice with intrauterine contraception in patients with co-morbidities, and models of service. Also included on the programme will be the management of menopause, bacterial vaginosis and an FSRH update.

A letter of attendanc e for 6 hours o f medical education will be available for attendees.

Programme

 

08.45

Arrivals and Registration

09.15

Welcome and introductions

09.20

Healthier Pregnancies - opportunities

- Preconception health - pregnancy planning, reducing the risks

- The NHS working as a system to make every contact count

Dr Anne Connolly, GPSi gynaecology Clinical Specialty Lead for Maternity Women's & Sexual Health, Bradford

09.50

Workshop session
Intrauterine Contraception, supporting you through the challenges - As a fitter how would you manage these patient groups ?

Women with:

• Obesity
• Epilepsy
• Heart disease including Hypertension
• Headache/Migraine

Dr Anne Connolly, GPSi gynaecology Clinical Specialty Lead for Maternity Women's & Sexual Health, Bradford
Dr Diana Mansour, Consultant in Community Gynaecology and Reproductive Healthcare, Head of Clinical Service, Sexual Health, Newcastle Hospitals

 11.05

Coffee break  

 11.25

Perils of the perimenopause

• Contraception
• Heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB)
• Premenstrual syndrome

Dr Sarah Gray, GP Speciality in Women's Health Cornwall

12.05 

 Optimising IUS in your practice. The benefits of offering IUS in your services

• Sharing effective models of care
• Model of care at a University practice
• New reproductive hub

Dr Kate Armitage, GP with an extended role in Women’s Health Leeds University practice
Dr Amanda Britton, GP Acorn health partnership, Clinical Director, North Hampshire Alliance

 12.45

Lunch 

 13.20

 Gynaecological problems in the contraceptive consultation

• Ovarian cysts
• Bleeding issues
• Pain with intrauterine contraception (IUCs)

Diana Mansour, Consultant in Community Gynaecology and Reproductive Healthcare, Head of Clinical Service,
Sexual Health, Newcastle Hospitals

 14.00

Workshop
Dispelling IUC Myths and Misperceptions

• What are the challenges when counselling women about intrauterine contraception?
• Sharing best practice
• Resources to support effective counselling

Dr Sarah Gray, GP specialist in Women’s Health, Cornwall
Dr Anne Connolly, GPSi gynaecology Clinical Specialty Lead for Maternity, Women's & Sexual Health, Bradford
Dr Diana Mansour, Consultant in Community Gynaecology and Reproductive Healthcare, Head of Clinical Service, Sexual Health, Newcastle Hospitals

 15.00

Coffee Break 

15.20

A clinician's perspective of introducing Kyleena (19.5mg intrauterine delivery system) into everyday practice

Dr Jill Zelin, Consultant GU Physician, Barts Health NHS Trust, London

15.50

Bacterial vaginosis

 16.20

Faculty of sexual and reproductive healthcare update

Dr Diana Mansour, Vice President Clinical Quality, Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare

 16.30

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