Contraceptive eligibility criteria updated for 2016

The UK Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use (UKMEC) have been updated with new information including guidance on prescribing in women with rheumatoid arthritis and after bariatric surgery.

by Chloe Harman
The UKMEC tool provides advice on intrauterine contraception, progestogen-only contraception, combined hormonal contraception and emergency contraception.  | SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
The UKMEC tool provides advice on intrauterine contraception, progestogen-only contraception, combined hormonal contraception and emergency contraception. | SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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