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Speciality: Gynaecology

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Cervical Screening

  

Updated method and training information October 2019

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Colposcopy Service for Difficult Smears

  

An alternative referral service for cervical screening (other than Community Gynaecology) where technical difficulties due to body habitus or anxiety

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Continence Services

  

Continence Services are specialist teams providing support and medical advice for people with bowel or bladder incontinence.

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Dilatation and Curettage for Menorrhagia

  

Dilation (or dilatation) and curettage (D&C) refers to the dilation (widening/opening) of the cervix and surgical removal of part of the lining of the uterus and/or contents of the uterus by scraping and scooping (curettage).

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Female genital mutilation

  

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is the partial or total removal of external female genitalia for nonmedical reasons. It is also known as female circumcision, cutting or sunna.

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Fertility problems

  

Infertility is defined as 'failing to get pregnant after two years of regular unprotected sex'. Please refer in the name of the female where appropriate

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Miscarriage

  

Current or threatened miscarriage

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome PCOS

  

PCOS is a common ovarian endocrine disorder, which is often complicated by chronic anovulatory sub-fertility and hyperandrogenism.

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Prolapse

  

Treatment of female genital prolapse