Public Consultation Response to Quick Starting Contraception Update April 2017
File size 84KB | Date: 25 April 2017
Date: 25 Apr 2017
Type: FSRH Clinical Guidance and Clinical Statements
FSRH have updated and published the Quick Starting Contraception Guideline
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.
This guideline is intended for UK clinicians including sexual and reproductive health (SRH) clinicians, general practitioners (GP), nurses, and any other healthcare professional involved in advising and caring for women who present for contraception.
Dr Diana Mansour, Vice President for Clinical Quality, commented:
“Quick Starting Contraception 2017 supports decision making regarding immediate commencement of contraceptive methods, including situations in which very early pregnancy cannot be absolutely excluded. Guidance is also clarified for starting hormonal contraception after oral emergency contraception.”