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  1. Guide


    A hysteroscopy is a procedure used to examine the inside of the womb. Learn about why it's used and what happens during and afterwards.

    1. Introduction
    2. What happens during a hysteroscopy
    3. Recovery

    19/06/2018 | Organisation

  2. Guide

    Vaginal cancer

    Vaginal cancer is a rare type of cancer that begins in the vagina. Learn about vaginal cancer symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Causes
    3. Diagnosis
    4. Treatment

    19/06/2018 | Organisation

  3. Article

    Screening for infectious diseases

    You will be offered a blood test for infections that can affect you and your baby, such as hepatitis B, syphilis and HIV. Find out why you'll be tested for these diseases.

    19/06/2018 | Organisation

  4. Article

    Screening for Down's syndrome

    A small number of babies are born each year with Down’s syndrome. You may choose to have a test during pregnancy which can help to detect if your baby may have this condition. Find out why you'll be offered this test

    19/06/2018 | Organisation

  5. Article

    Falls risk screening

    A falls risk screening can identify ways to reduce your risk of falling

    19/06/2018 | Organisation

  6. Article

    Your screening appointment

    Apart from bowel screening (which is done at home), all screening tests are usually carried out at screening centres or clinics. Find out how screening appointments are arranged and when you should contact the test centre or clinic.

    19/06/2018 | Organisation

  7. Guide

    Diabetic retinopathy screening (DRS)

    Diabetic retinopathy screening (DRS) is a test to check if the small blood vessels in the retina (back of the eye) have leaked or become blocked. This test is only for people with diabetes aged 12 and over. Find out how the test is done and what your test results mean.

    1. Overview
    2. Benefits and risks
    3. Taking the test
    4. Test results
    5. Further information

    19/06/2018 | Organisation

  8. Guide

    Getting and using contraception

    Quick, step-by-step guide to using condoms safely and correctly, to prevent pregnancy by stopping sperm meeting an egg.

    1. What is contraception?
    2. How effective is contraception?
    3. What services do contraception clinics offer?
    4. Where can I get an implant fitted or removed?
    5. How do I use a condom?
    6. Where to get contraception

    19/06/2018 | Organisation

  9. Guide

    Ovarian cancer

    Ovarian cancer is the fifth most common cancer among women. Learn about ovarian cancer symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Symptoms
    3. Causes
    4. Diagnosis
    5. Treatment
    6. Living with ovarian cancer
    7. Prevention

    19/06/2018 | Organisation

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    Vulval cancer

    Vulval cancer is a rare type of cancer that affects women. Read about the symptoms, causes and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Causes
    3. Diagnosis
    4. Treatment

    19/06/2018 | Organisation