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Non-Covid clinical crises: Women with abnormal uterine bleeding

Pulse’s series on how to manage non-Covid subacute problems when you’re out of your comfort zone and there’s minimal help available

Universal six-week postnatal check for new mothers confirmed in GP contract

GP practices will be required to provide a postnatal check to all new mothers between six and eight weeks after they have given birth under new contract changes.

One in six women report post-traumatic stress almost a year after early miscarriage

Women who have had a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy frequently experience post-traumatic stress as well as depression and anxiety, which can last for many months, UK research has shown.

Sponsored: How can we best help women with Heavy Menstrual Bleeding?

This article has been produced and funded by Hologic

Women expected to seek GP advice over new HRT study

Women taking HRT are being advised to discuss pros and cons of treatment at their next routine appointment after a large study reported increased risks of breast cancer that may persist after stopping the medication.

Cervical cancer screening results delays ‘expected’ to last until end of year

GP practices in the East of England have been informed of patients facing delays in receiving their cervical cancer screening results

CPD: Menopause

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Safe HRT prescribing

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