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 young woman holds a red capsule in the palm of one hand and a glass of water in the other.

Alternate-day iron dosing in women 'effective and better tolerated'

In iron-depleted women, alternate-day iron supplementation...

CBT session involving a woman and a counsellor

NICE highlights effectiveness of CBT for menopausal symptoms

The risks and benefits of HRT are also reassessed in...

A woman in her 50s with red hair takes a tablet with a glass of water.

Hormone treatment approved for breast cancer prevention

Anastrozole is now licensed to prevent breast cancer...

A young woman with curly hair sits on a sofa she she takes a pill with a glass of water.

New oral contraceptive offers extended missed-pill window

Slynd (drospirenone) is a progestogen-only contraceptive...

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Taking NSAIDs with contraceptives linked to increased clot risk

Use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)...

At-a-glance product comparison charts.

Summaries of key national guidance.


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