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. 

Latest news

A middle-aged woman talks to a pharmacist at the pharmacy counter.

Vaginal HRT to be available over the counter

From September women in the UK will be able to obtain...

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NICE approves breast cancer drug as first women's health strategy launched

NICE has approved abemaciclib for use in early breast...

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New best practice recommendations for menopause care published

The British Menopause Society (BMS), the Royal College...

A female anaesthetist holds a mask over the face of a young woman on an operating table.

Women 'not being warned' hospital drug interferes with contraceptives

Patients given a drug commonly used during surgery...

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Prenatal exposure to combination therapy for epilepsy linked to neurodevelopmental risk

New research links the use of combination therapy for...

At-a-glance product comparison charts.

Summaries of key national guidance.


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Pregnancy due date

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