GP Guidance For Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

The Primary Care Women's Health Forum (PCWHF) has released new guidance on the management of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (HMB) in primary care.



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HMB can interfere with a woman's physical, social, emotional and/or material quality of life. It can occur alone or in combination with other symptoms. It is a common condition, however, is often surrounded by stigma. HMB affects 1 in 5 women, and 43% take time off work due to heavy bleeding. It is one of the most common reasons for referral into our community gynaecology services.


To find out more about how you can manage HMB within Primary Care as a GP, please access the resources here https://pcwhf.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Top-tips-HMB-3.pdf