MIMS Women's Health Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the MIMS editors to support primary care prescribing for women's health issues, including contraception, HRT, postmenopausal osteoporosis,  breast disorders and menstrual disorders. 

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New insertion site for Nexplanon following safety concerns

New insertion site for Nexplanon following safety concerns

The MHRA has amended its advice relating to the long-acting...

'Unacceptable' contraceptive shortages continue to harm women

'Unacceptable' contraceptive shortages continue to harm women

Contraceptive shortages first reported by MIMS 6 months...

HPV infections fall dramatically but researchers say vaccine efficacy is 'uncertain'

HPV infections fall dramatically but researchers say vaccine efficacy is 'uncertain'

Cancer-causing HPV16 and 18 infections are now 'extremely...

HRT and antidepressant shortages prompt export ban and pharmacist scrip-switching

HRT and antidepressant shortages prompt export ban and pharmacist scrip-switching

The government has banned exports of HRT products and...

Low-dose oestrogen pessary for vaginal menopause symptoms

Low-dose oestrogen pessary for vaginal menopause symptoms

Imvaggis (estriol) is a new treatment for vaginal symptoms...


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Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Contraceptives

Contraceptives

Initiating Combined Hormonal Contraception
Switching to and between Combined Hormonal Contraception

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