UK Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use (UKMEC)

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UKMEC April 2016 (Amended December 2017), Digital Version

26 July 2016

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FSRH CEU Statement: UK MEC 2016 Update

01 March 2017

Change of UKMEC category for use of progestogen-only injectable contraception by women at high risk of HIV infection from UKMEC1 to UKMEC2 (March 2017).

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