To provide support and advice to women it is important that health care professionals understand the changes that women face at the time of their menopause and the issues related to improving health after menopause. This publication aims to help health care professionals gain awareness of the menopause and the safety and efficacy of modern therapy options available.This publication is endorsed by the British Menopause Society and supported by grants from Besins Healthcare (UK) Ltd and Sylk UK Ltd.
The role of the clinical nurse specialist in early pregnancy care is intended to enhance the care for women who may be concerned about a complication in early pregnancy. This document outlines the key skills and knowledge required to develop the role of this specialist nurse/midwife and should provide clear direction for commissioners and managers when creating roles to support best practice in local service provision for women and their families.
This guidance incorporates expert and evidence-based practice. It has been produced to support registered nurses and midwives working within the NHS and independent sector. It considers the Abortion Act 1967 as amended by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990 and is mainly related to the care of women undergoing termination of a pregnancy under section 1(1)(a) of the Abortion Act 1967.
Part one of these handy pocket guides covers multiple women's health topics including menopause, female anatomy and physiology and the menstrual cycle. Supported by Ethicon, NHS England, bpas, SYLK Besins Healthcare (UK) Ltd and Macmillan Cancer Support.
The RCN recognises that trans people frequently experience prejudice and discrimination. This resource is designed to help you respond to the needs of patients and clients who identify as transgender. Initially created in response to an RCN Congress resolution, this guidance has been updated following further research from other organisations.
Second edition of guidance to help nurses and midwives put in place appropriate systems and processes to ensure the safe and appropriate disposal of pregnancy remains, where the pregnancy has ended before the 24th week of gestation.
Provides nurses with guidance on how to recognise symptoms, sets out pathways of care and signposts useful online resources. Please read in conjunction with publication 004776. Publication supported through an unconditional educational grant from Ethicon and is endorsed by Endometriosis UK.
Defines the role of the endometriosis clinical nurse specialist (CNS) to enhance career opportunities, inform and enhance local practice, and establish a base line standard across the UK.
This publication is being reviewed in 2017. Updated publication aimed at qualified nurses and midwives and describes good practice for taking cervical samples. This publication has been supported by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.
This publication is being reviewed in 2017. Publication providing up-to-date information about human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and its causative association with cervical cancer, together with information on the latest developments related to the identification and treatment of HPV.
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