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Clinical PLT: Menopause and Contraception

Learning Objectives:

  • To be able to describe local TOP and LARC provision data
  • To reflect on the changes in the Sexual Health & Contraception NIS 2016-17 with respect to incentivisation of LARC provision
  • To know about contraception options for peri-menopausal women
  • To know what the options are for management of peri-menopausal & menopausal symptoms
  • To know what services are available at Barts Health (including TH-CASH) for women in the peri-menopause or menopause
  • To get an update on established & new methods of contraception
  • To be able to counsel women prior to IUD / IUS insertion
  • To be able to manage some common side effects & other problems experienced by women using different types of contraception, in particular LARC
  • To learn      about the addition of Hepatitis C screening to the Sexual Health &      Contraception NIS and related referral pathways

Please note that the last session is an opportunity for delegates to bring specific cases/common problems with contraception for discussion with speakers. Please can you email these to Jane Hutchinson ( in advance if possible.