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FSRH CEU Statement: Provision of LARC methods to young women in the UK (July 2015)

01 July 2015

The recent article in the Telegraph newspaper has highlighted the complex issues surrounding sexual activity in young women in the UK. Whilst it is true that the legal age of consent to sexual activity in the UK is 16 years, surveys suggest that almost one in three young people will have had sexual intercourse by this age.

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FSRH Clinical Guideline: Problematic Bleeding with Hormonal Contraception (July 2015)

01 July 2015

This guidance provides evidence-based recommendations and good practice points for health professionals on the management of problematic bleeding in women using hormonal contraception 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 Clinical Guideline: Fertility Awareness Methods (June 2015)

01 June 2015

This is a new guidance document that provides evidence-based recommendations and good practice points on the use of fertility awareness methods (FAM) for the purpose of preventing and/or spacing pregnancies. It is intended for any health care professional or health service providing contraception or conception advice in the UK.

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FSRH Clinical Guideline: Male and Female Sterilisation (September 2014)

01 September 2014

This guidance provides evidence-based recommendations and good practice points for health professionals on elective male sterilisation (vasectomy) and female sterilisation (tubal occlusion) in the UK. It is intended for any health care professional or service that undertakes or refers individuals for either procedure. This guidance has been jointly developed with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).

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FSRH Clinical Guideline: Male and Female Sterilisation Summary of Recommendations (September 2014)

01 September 2014

This is a summary of the recommendations made in the FSRH Clinical Guidance Male and Female Sterilisation. This guidance has been jointly developed with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).

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FSRH New Product Review: One size contraceptive diaphragm (Caya®) (August 2014)

01 August 2014

Diaphragms are non-hormonal barrier methods of contraception that protect women against pregnancy by preventing sperm reaching the cervix. A single size contraceptive cap, FemCap, has been available since 2004, but until recently diaphragm products have been made in a range of sizes and designs. As a resultwomen may have been required to try several types of diaphragm during the fitting process.

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FSRH Quality Standard Contraceptive Services

01 April 2014

A quality contraceptive service is vital in giving women and men of all ages choice and control over their reproduction, and is key to avoiding unplanned pregnancies and planning families. Contraception is a highly cost-effective intervention, which plays an important public health role in improving the lives of individuals, families and communities.

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