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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.

Women’s health learning planExternal web site

Women’s health conditions are highlighted in this learning plan for GPs. Learning plans provide ...

Reproductive health learning planExternal web site

Minimising the risks of oral contraception, common questions on intrauterine contraception, investigation and management of ...

0.50 Credits
Audio

Prescribing combined hormonal contraception without a pill-free intervalExternal web site

Professor John Guillebaud discusses a novel approach to prescribing combined oral contraception in this...

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Knowledge

Vaginal discharge consultationsExternal web site

In this article, reviewed and updated in August 2017, Dr Anita Sharma and Dr Sapna Tandon cover the...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Valproate risks in pregnancyExternal web site

This news article from MIMS explains the GP's role in making women aware of the risks associated with...

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Knowledge

Menopause and migraineExternal web site

Dr Louise Newson describes a case of migraine linked with menopause. Key learning points for healthcare...

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Presentation Slides

MIMS Learning Live 2017 - Women's Health, London SlidesExternal web site

Presentation slides from the MIMS Learning Live 2017 London event, Women’s Health stream – for attendees...

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Knowledge

Postnatal checks, aspirin and antibiotics: update clinical July/August 2017External web site

Postnatal checks, bleeding risk with aspirin, antibiotic resistance and type 1 diabetes in children...

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Expert Perspective

Antiphospholipid syndrome: diagnosis and managementExternal web site

Dr Anisur Rahman and Dr Salma Ahmed discuss the diagnosis and management of antiphospholipid syndrome...

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Clinical Interview

Lifestyle change and obesity Q&AExternal web site

GP and chair of GPs Interested in Nutrition Group, Dr Rachel Pryke advises on the GP’s role in talking...

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Presentation Slides

MIMS Learning Live 2017 - Birmingham SlidesExternal web site

Presentation slides from the MIMS Learning Live 2017 Birmingham event – for attendees only.

1.50 Credits
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Clinical Review

Pelvic organ prolapse: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman discusses diagnosis and management of pelvic organ prolapse...

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Audio

Menopause managementExternal web site

Dr Anne Connolly presents a case-based update on menopause management. Key learning points for healthcare...

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Audio

Diagnosing and managing premenstrual disordersExternal web site

Dr Carrie Sadler presents a case-based update on premenstrual disorders. Key learning points for healthcare...

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Audio

Contraceptive choices in primary careExternal web site

Dr Anne Connolly presents a case-based update on contraception including risks and benefits of different...

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Audio

Osteoporosis prevention and managementExternal web site

Dr Sally Hope discusses prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. Key learning points include recommended...

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Knowledge

Breast cancer, HRT and cholesterol: update clinical March 2017External web site

Tamoxifen prescribing, HRT, and cholesterol targets and postnatal mental health are all covered in this...

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Knowledge

Testosterone treatment, consultation length and IUD fitting: journals updateExternal web site

Potential VTE risks of testosterone treatment, the impact of consultation length on patient experience...

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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...

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Clinical Review

Vulval pain: clinical reviewExternal web site

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

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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...

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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...

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Syllabus

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

Dr Toni Hazell describes how to implement the latest RCOG guidance on ovarian cysts in postmenopausal...

1.00 Credits
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Syllabus

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

Dr Louise Newson describes how to implement the ESHRE guidance on premature ovarian insufficiency in...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Laparoscopy: illustratedExternal web site

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

1.50 Credits
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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
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Syllabus

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

Dr Jessica Garner describes an update to existing NICE guidance on heavy menstrual bleeding. The module...

1.00 Credits
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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
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Syllabus

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

Dr Toni Hazell describes the key changes to the 2016 version of UKMEC. The module outlines what’s new...

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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
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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
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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
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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
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Syllabus

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

Dr Carrie Ladd provides a comprehensive review of the NICE quality standard on antenatal and postnatal...

0.25 Credits
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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
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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
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Clinical Review

Ectopic pregnancy: clinical reviewExternal web site

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

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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...

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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
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Knowledge

Vulvovaginal atrophyExternal web site

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

0.50 Credits
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Expert Perspective

Advising couples on subfertilityExternal web site

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

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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...

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Knowledge

HRT: hot topic June 2016External web site

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

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Syllabus

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

Dr Toni Hazell explains how to implement the NICE quality standard on domestic violence and abuse in...

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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...

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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...

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Quiz

Test your knowledge of recent NICE guidanceExternal web site

This activity is designed to test your knowledge of clinical guidance, relating to clinical guidance...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Syllabus

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

Dr Louise Clarke and Dr Mais Al-Hity describe how to implement the recent Department of Health and Royal...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on menopauseExternal web site

Dr Louise Newson describes how to implement the first NICE guidance on menopause in primary care. The...

1.00 Credits
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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
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Knowledge

Prescribing hormone replacement therapyExternal web site

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

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Audio

Perinatal mental illness in primary careExternal web site

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

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Audio

Genetic risk in breast cancerExternal web site

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

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Audio

Thyroid disorders in womenExternal web site

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

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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...

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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
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Audio

Management of heavy menstrual bleedingExternal web site

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

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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...

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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...

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