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FSRH Service Standard on Obtaining Valid Consent - October 2022

11 October 2022

Read and download the new FSRH Service Standard on Obtaining Valid Consent, published in October 2022.

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FSRH CEU Statement Response to Edelman 2022 (August 2022)

04 August 2022

A new study (Edelman 2022) adds to the evidence around use of LNG-EC by those with higher weight/BMI but does not give a clear enough picture to inform any change in guidance.

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FSRH CEU Statement: Response to Endler 2022 (July 2022)

06 July 2022

A recently-published literature review considers the evidence around mechanism of action of levonorgestrel oral emergency contraception (LNG-EC). The findings support current FSRH guidance on emergency contraception, and are reassuring for those with ethical concerns about post-ovulation effects.

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FSRH CEU Guidance: Drug Interactions with Hormonal Contraception (May 2022)

09 May 2022

This FSRH Guidance provides evidence-based recommendations and good practice points for health professionals on drug Interaction with Hormonal Contraception. It is intended for use by health professionals working in sexual and reproductive health, general practice, and obstetric and gynaecology settings.

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FSRH CEU Statement: CVR availability and Dispensing - Jan 2022

11 January 2022

This FSRH Satement notes the availability and dispensive of the combined vaginal contraceptive rings in the UK.

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FSRH CEU Response to study: Analysis of reports of unintended pregnancies associated with the combined use of non-enzyme inducing antibiotics and hormonal contraceptives - February 2021

02 February 2021

This statement is a response to a new paper published in BMJ Evidence Based Medicine Journal suggesting that antibiotics may lessen the effectiveness of hormonal contraception.

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FSRH CEU Statement: Response to recently published “Bridge-It” study by Cameron, et al - November 2020

23 November 2020

The FSRH CEU summarizes and comments on the Cameron, et al “Bridge-It” study, which found that women receiving levonorgestrel emergency contraception from a pharmacy are more likely to be using effective ongoing contraception if they are given a three-month supply of progestogen-only pill and facilitated access to local SRH services.

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FSRH CEU Statement: Response to Recent Publication Regarding Banh, et al - November 2020

17 November 2020

“The effects on ovarian activity of delaying versus immediately restarting combined oral contraception after missing three pills and taking ulipristal acetate 30 mg”The journal Contraception recently published a study investigating timing of combined oral contraceptive pill (COC) restart after missed pills and use of ulipristal acetate emergency contraception (UPA-EC). The FSRH CEU responds to this study and advises where guidance does—and does not—change.

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