Dr Katie Boog explores updated guidance from the Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare on combined hormonal contraception, including how to assess suitability and discuss risks, benefits, and tailored regimens
Dr Toni Hazell uses case studies to explore three possible causes of breast pain (mastalgia) and how each condition should be managed in primary care
Dr Rachel Brown explores updated NICE recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding
Dr Sue Mann explains why pregnancy planning is important and how preconception care can improve maternal and child health outcomes
Dr Alice Scott and Dr Louise Newson offer ten top tips on diagnosing and managing the menopause and premature ovarian insufficiency
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