This site is intended for healthcare professionals
Font Awesome Icons

WOMEN'S HEALTH

Women's health topics for primary healthcare professionals, featuring key learning points on menopause, contraception, pelvic conditions, urinary tract disorders, cancer and pregnancy. All educational activities carry CPD credits that contribute towards GPs' and nurses' appraisal and revalidation requirements.

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Women's health clinical Q&AExternal web site

Dr Anne Connolly, GPSI in gynaecology and chair of the Primary Care Women’s Health Forum discusses opportunities...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Vulval pain: clinical reviewExternal web site

Vulval pain is a relatively common condition. Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman discusses causes, the distinction...

1.00 Credits
Knowledge

Minimising health risks in prescribing contraceptionExternal web site

Dr Zara Aziz offers an update on contraception taking into account new guidance on health risks. Key...

1.00 Credits
Knowledge

Answering patients' questions on intrauterine contraceptionExternal web site

Dr Anita Sharma and Dr Farzana Siddiqui discuss questions that GPs may need to answer from women considering...

1.00 Credits
£
Syllabus

Latest guidance: latest RCOG guidelines on ovarian cysts in postmenopausal womenExternal web site

Guidance: RCOG green-top guideline no. 34. The management of ovarian cysts in postmenopausal women...

1.00 Credits
£
Syllabus

Guidance update: latest ESHRE guidelines on premature ovarian insufficiencyExternal web site

Guidance: European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. Management of women with premature...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Laparoscopy: illustratedExternal web site

Injuries and conditions requiring keyhole surgery are are highlighted in this activity, including shoulder...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Subfertility in women: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman discusses possible causes and management of subfertility in women. Key learning...

1.00 Credits
£
Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on heavy menstrual bleedingExternal web site

Guidance: NICE guidance CG44. Heavy menstrual bleeding: assessment and management. Updated August...

1.00 Credits
Knowledge

Skin changes and complaints in pregnancyExternal web site

Dr Ekaterina Burova-Mills and colleagues outline the diagnosis and management of the main skin conditions...

1.00 Credits
£
Syllabus

Guidance update: latest FSRH guidelines on contraceptive use (UKMEC)External web site

Guidance: FSRH. UK Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use (UKMEC) 2016. Dr Toni...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Contraceptives, flu and shingles immunisation, and cystic fibrosis medicationExternal web site

Contraceptive eligibility criteria, flu and shingles immunisation and gene-specific medication for cystic...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Premature ovarian insufficiency: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Louise R Newson describes the diagnosis and management of premature ovarian insufficiency (POI)...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Endometrial cancer: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman considers risk factors for endometrial cancer and management...

1.00 Credits
Knowledge

Vitamin D deficiencyExternal web site

Around 50% of adults have low vitamin D levels. Dr Louise R Newson discusses investigation and prevention...

1.00 Credits
£
Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on antenatal and postnatal mental healthExternal web site

Guidance: NICE quality standard QS115. Antenatal and postnatal mental health. February 2016. Dr...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

New menopause treatment, anticoagulants and interaction alert for citalopramExternal web site

Calciphylaxis risk with warfarin, a new menopause treatment and potential interaction between cocaine...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Postcoital bleeding - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Postcoital bleeding may have a serious cause. Dr Pipin Singh explores questions to ask, investigations...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Ectopic pregnancy: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Polly Weston outlines the incidence, diagnosis and management of ectopic pregnancy including conservative...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Night sweats - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This ‘red flags’ article by Dr Pipin Singh provides an overview of the possible causes of night sweats...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Plaque psoriasis, Nexplanon implants and lipid-lowering drugs: prescribingExternal web site

Treating plaque psoriasis, new treatment for multiple myeloma, migration of Nexplanon implants and therapy...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Physical activity advice, antibiotics, and cervical screening: update clinicalExternal web site

Advice on behaviour change, meningitis vaccination for school pupils, diabetes prevention and HPV vaccination...

1.00 Credits
Knowledge

Vulvovaginal atrophyExternal web site

Dr Louise Newson highlights vulvovaginal atrophy, a common condition in postmenopausal women for which...

0.50 Credits
Expert Perspective

Advising couples on subfertilityExternal web site

Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman provides a refresher on the definition of subfertility and the likelihood...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

End-of-life care, cancer diagnostics and antibiotic useExternal web site

End-of-life care, cancer diagnostics, hormone therapy for transgender patients and targets for cutting...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

HRT: hot topic June 2016External web site

Dr Louise Newson discusses the background of HRT `scares’ and outlines advice to give women regarding...

0.25 Credits
Clinical Interview

Urology clinical Q&AExternal web site

Dr Catherine Briggs, GP with an interest in urology, describes role and answers questions on diagnosis...

0.25 Credits
Presentation Slides

MIMS Clinical Update 2016 - Manchester SlidesExternal web site

Presentation slides from the MIMS Clinical Update 2016 Manchester event – for attendees only.

0.25 Credits
Presentation Slides

MIMS Clinical Update 2016 - Women's Health SlidesExternal web site

Presentation slides from the Women’s Health stream of MIMS Clinical Update 2016 – for attendees only...

1.00 Credits
£
Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE and Home Office guidelines on domestic abuseExternal web site

Guidance: NICE quality standard QS116. Domestic violence and abuse. February 2016. Home Office. Controlling...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Abnormal vaginal discharge - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh advises on red flag symptoms in patients with vaginal discharge, including what examinations...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Vaccination updates, antiplatelet therapy and new bacterial vaginosis treatmentExternal web site

Latest advice on immunisation schedules and safety, long-term antiplatelet therapy and a new treatment...

0.50 Credits
Quiz

Test your knowledge of recent NICE guidanceExternal web site

This activity is designed to test your knowledge of recently published or updated clinical guidance...

0.50 Credits
Patient Case Study

Genital swelling following caesarean deliveryExternal web site

Dr Anita Sharma and Dr Sapna Tandon describe a presentation of clitoral swelling and vaginal discharge...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

SGLT2s and ketonuria, valproate in pregnancy and new myeloma drugExternal web site

Advice on prescribing SGLT2 inhibitors, valproate in pregnancy and ezetimibe, as well as new drugs for...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Asthma comorbidity, antibiotic prescribing and peanut allergy: journals updateExternal web site

Comorbidity in asthma patients, antibiotic prescribing for RTIs and peanut allergy are all covered in...

1.00 Credits
£
Syllabus

Guidance update: latest DH and RCOG guidelines on female genital mutilationExternal web site

Guidance: Department of Health guidance. Female genital mutilation risk and safeguarding: guidance...

1.00 Credits
£
Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on menopauseExternal web site

Guidance: NICE guidance NG23. Menopause: diagnosis and management. November 2015. Dr Louise...

1.00 Credits
Expert Perspective

Coronary heart disease in womenExternal web site

Dr Carolyn Webb and Professor Peter Collins highlight common presenting symptoms in women with coronary...

1.00 Credits
Knowledge

Prescribing hormone replacement therapyExternal web site

Dr Sarah Gray outlines the factors to consider when prescribing hormone replacement therapy to treat...

1.00 Credits
£
Audio

Perinatal mental illness in primary careExternal web site

In this presentation, psychiatrist Dr Trudi Seneviratne outlines the important points for GPs to consider...

1.00 Credits
£
Audio

Genetic risk in breast cancerExternal web site

Dr Caroline Richardson explains genetic risk in breast cancer and outlines the surgical options available...

1.00 Credits
£
Audio

Thyroid disorders in womenExternal web site

Dr Jackie Gilbert highlights the signs and symptoms of thyroid disease in women, focusing on diagnosis...

1.00 Credits
£
Audio

Advising women on menopause and treatment optionsExternal web site

Dr Sally Hope discusses menopausal signs, symptoms and management in relation to the 2015 NICE guidelines...

1.00 Credits
£
Audio

Contraception for women over 40External web site

Dr Sarah Gray discusses options for contraception in women around the age of the menopause. Using patient...

1.00 Credits
£
Audio

Management of heavy menstrual bleedingExternal web site

Dr Anne Connolly discusses current thinking on heavy menstrual bleeding. She explains the need for a...

0.50 Credits
Knowledge

Advising patients on the Zika virusExternal web site

Dr Jessica Garner focuses on the latest advice for GPs and nurses regarding the management of patients...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Pregnancy - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Matthew West covers the red flags to look out for in pregnancy, including back pain, bleeding, headaches...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Nasal flu vaccination, women's cardiovascular risk and drug interactionsExternal web site

Safety of nasal flu vaccination in severe egg allergy, raised cardiovascular risk in women with atrial...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Menopause guidance, insulin shortage and new asthma treatmentExternal web site

A MIMS summary of NICE menopause guidance, a possible shortage of some types of insulin and a new treatment...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Heavy menstrual bleeding - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Anita Somalanka provides a refresher on red flag symptoms associated with heavy menstrual bleeding...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Endometriosis: clinical reviewExternal web site

Mr Ertan Saridogan, consultant in reproductive medicine, discusses the diagnosis and management of endometriosis...

0.25 Credits
Patient Case Study

Headache in pregnancyExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh describes a case of pre-eclampsia presenting as headache in pregnancy. Learning points...

1.00 Credits
Knowledge

Menopause - NICE and FSRH guidanceExternal web site

Based on guidance from NICE and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare’s Clinical Effectiveness...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Top tips on menopause: hot topic January 2016External web site

Dr Sarah Gray presents 10 top tips for GPs and other healthcare professionals on diagnosing and managing...

2.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Chlamydia: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Jackie Sherrard reviews the pathological and clinical manifestations of chlamydial disease and discusses...

0.50 Credits
Patient Case Study

Upper extremity DVTExternal web site

Dr Nonye Agomo describes a case of upper extremity DVT, providing learning points for GPs on presenting...

2.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Pelvic inflammatory disease: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar provides an educational update for healthcare professionals on diagnosis and management...

0.25 Credits
Clinical Interview

Clinical Q&A on women's health September 2015External web site

GP with a special interest in women’s health, Dr Sarah Gray, outlines her role and answers questions...

1.00 Credits
Knowledge

Choices in emergency contraceptionExternal web site

This article by Dr Gill Jenkins provides an update on emergency contraception with case studies for...

View more »