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Educational Podcasts and Videos Focusing on Sexual Health

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Changes to Cervical Cancer Screening

Contraception Update for GPs & Allied Health Professionals

Menopause Hints and Tips for a Successful Consultation

Managing Menopause in the Workplace

Menopause Masterclass

Staring down a Speculum into the World of Colposcopy

 

Changes to Cervical Cancer Screening

Dr Laura Edwards, Medical Director at Wessex LMCs is joined by Mr Ian Simpson, Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Lead Colonoscopist at Basingstoke Hospital. Ian explains the latest changes in the interval of cervical screening and addresses some of the points raised over social media.

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Contraception Update for GPs & Allied Health Professionals

Dr Alison Vaughan, GPSI in sexual health and reproductive medicine, will equip GPs and Allied Health Professionals with skills to navigate the complexities of contraception presentations. She will use cases relevant to everyday practice to demonstrate contraceptive conundrums covering a wide range of different issues, encourage discussion and to help cement learning.

Areas covered include:

  • Contraception in the over 40’s
  • Contraception with HRT
  • When to stop contraception
  • Tailored use of CHC (unlicensed)
  • New developments/guidance
  • Different contraceptive options
  • Delaying menses

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Menopause Hints and Tips for a Successful Consultation

Dr Camilla Janssen talks to Dr Sarah Gray, a menopausal specialist, who will share some hints and tips for a successful consultation.…..within the constraints of a 10-minute appointment schedule.

This recording will cover:

  • Identifying the issue
  • Risk assessment
  • Offering suitable management options
  • Providing advice and information

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Managing Menopause in the Workplace

Menopause is not just a gender or age issue, as it can impact on colleagues both directly or indirectly, and it should therefore be considered as an organisational issue. All managers need to know about it, and how they can support their staff.

This recording will provide advice for individuals going through the menopause as well as tips if you are managing colleagues who are experiencing menopause symptoms.

Alex Fryer, Senior Menopause Practitioner will cover:

  • What’s normal at menopause? – symptoms and effects on health
  • How can you manage symptoms? HRT and non HRT choices
  • Looking after your health – lifestyle and diet
  • Talking to staff about menopause – how to broach the topic and open the conversation

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Menopause Masterclass

Dr Camilla Janssen talks to Dr Sarah Gray, a menopausal specialist, and they will delve into the world of menopause, discussing in more detail, some of the finer points around HRT and menopause, unpicking some of the latest evidence and guidelines, to ensure that we are up to date with our current prescribing and information in this area.

Building on the outlines webinar ‘Menopause – hints and tips for a successful consultation‘ this session will provide more detailed practical help for those with some experience of prescribing HRT

It will use a case-based format to cover questions such as

  • What is the latest thinking re risks and benefits of HRT – are there an contraindications?
  • Bleeding with HRT and when to Investigate?
  • PMT and HRT?
  • PCOD and how this affects things?
  • Starting HRT in ladies older than 60 – is this ever okay?
  • The Davina effect – prescribing testosterone

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Staring down a Speculum into the World of Colposcopy

Local GP Camilla Janssen talks to Ian Simpson, a consultant Gynaecologist in Basingstoke, who runs the colposcopy service. They explore the 2021 changes to the cervical screening programme and the impact that these changes have on secondary and primary care. They also discuss the appropriate referral criteria for colposcopy and highlight conditions that would be better served by a referral to general gynaecology instead. They discuss HPV and how to explain this to patients.

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Last Reviewed Date
08/12/2023