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FSRH CEU Statement: Extended use of all 52mg LNG-IUDs for up to eight years for contraception (May 2024)

09 May 2024

Following the change in licence of Mirena® to eight years, the CEU have reconvened the Intrauterine Contraception (IUC) Guideline Development Group (GDG) to consider the extended use of all 52mg LNG-IUDs to eight years for contraception. Overall, whilst the evidence is limited, the GDG felt there was sufficient evidence to make the following recommendations.

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FSRH Service Standards for Vasectomy (April 2024)

15 April 2024

Read and download the FSRH Service Standards for Vasectomy in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare Services, published in April 2024. 

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FSRH CEU Statement: Mirena 8 years contraception (Jan 2024)

11 January 2024

This CEU statement notes that the Mirena® 52mg LNG-IUD has now been licensed for 8 years for contraception. There has not been an extension to the licensed duration of use when being used for the management of heavy menstrual bleeding, or for endometrial protection as part of hormone replacement therapy.    This supersedes the current advice in the Intrauterine Contraception Guideline.

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FSRH CEU Statement: Drospirenone Progestogen-only Pill (DRSP POP) (Jan 24)

10 January 2024

This CEU statement provides a brief summary of key information on a new drospirenone progestogen-only pill (DRSP POP) Slynd® available now in the UK.

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FSRH Guideline-related resources: Contraception After Pregnancy

20 April 2023

Additional resources supporting FSRH Guideline: Contraception After Pregnancy.

This resource is available to members/candidates of FSRH.

Please read this guidance document in conjunction with any relevant clinical statements for this topic.

FSRH Guideline-related resources: Intrauterine Contraception (March 2023)

20 April 2023

Additional resources supporting FSRH Guideline: Intrauterine Contraception

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Please read this guidance document in conjunction with any relevant clinical statements for this topic.

FSRH New Product Review: Intrauterine Ball (IUBTM) Ballerine® MIDI (February 2019) (Updated April 2023)

11 April 2023

Manufactured by OCON Medical Ltd, the Intrauterine Ball (IUB™) SCu300B MIDI is a copper intrauterine device (Cu-IUD) comprised of copper beads with a total exposed copper surface of 300mm² strung on a flexible Nitinol (nickel/titanium alloy), PET-coated frame. Once the IUB is released from the 3.2mm diameter insertion tube into the uterus it coils into a spherical shape measuring 15mm in diameter. Download the product review in full here.

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