Jaydess

Intrauterine systems delivering progesterone to the endometrium have been in use in the UK for some time. Most of us will be familiar with Mirena (Bayer), a system containing 52 mg levonorgestrel which can be used for five years. This month, a new intrauterine system was launched: Jaydess®, also produced by Bayer. Jaydess® measures 28x30x1.55mm, […]

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European Society of Contraception Expert Group and Committee Vacancies

If you are interested in taking a more active part in the European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health, then why not apply for one of these groups or committees? http://www.escrh.eu/call_for_applications_committees_and_groups Expert groups are groups of internationally recognized experts in different fields of contraception and reproductive health. Currently established groups: Expert Group on Sexual and […]

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Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust-new information, surveys and an online app

1.     Surveys: – Costs of cervical cancer and Sex & intimacy after cervical cancer treatment In an effort to increase cervical screening uptake and reduce cervical cancer incidence Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust is working to explore the impact that having cervical cancer can have on peoples’ income and wider financial situation, including additional spending, and […]

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For those of you following the increasing restrictions on abortion providers and access to abortion in the US, the ongoing events in Texas will not come as much of a surprise. Abortion is a highly politicised issue in the United States, and perhaps nowhere more so than Texas, which has been the location of many […]

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Commission On Sex In Prison

The Howard League For Penal Reform is a charity dedicated to improving prisons, the justice system and crime prevention. As part of their work, they commission research into aspects of life in the prison system and one of their ongoing concerns is the Commission on Sex in Prison which is the first large scale review […]

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NICE PGD good practice guidance implementation tools

NICE has published competency frameworks to support the implementation of patient group directions NICE good practice guidance. The competency frameworks have been produced as developmental tools to support individual people and organisations and may help to: identify training and competency needs develop educational materials establish a comprehensive and appropriate training programme facilitate continuing professional development […]

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The Week The Women Came

Channel 4’s The Week The Women Came is a behind-the-scenes look at the world of psychosexual counselling, in which the sexual difficulties of two couples are explored and solved. Counsellor Trudy Hannington practises in Yorkshire, and has been working in her field for over ten years. She is Chair of The College of Sexual and […]

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