Recorded webinars

HMB: It’s time to talk, time to act? (Case 5 & 6)

HMB: It’s time to talk, time to act? (Case 5 & 6)


We have re-purposed the content within from the live webinar to create these on demand cases.


  • Case 5 - Mandy
  • 48 year old patient diagnosed with heavy menstrual bleeding 2 years ago. She had an IUS Mirena® (levonorgestrel) fitted and had no issues until 6 weeks ago. The patient started developing episodic period pain lasting 2-3 hours.
    Learning objectives:
    • How to counsel IUS fitted patients and period pain
    • Learn about the differential diagnosis of pelvic pain in IUS fitted patients
  • Case 6 - Joyce
  • 61 year told patient has been treated for heavy menstrual bleeding for 4 years with a Mirena® IUS. She has also developed troublesome flushes and has been started on an estradiol transdermal patch (ERT) patch. She presents your clinic as a follow up.
    Learning Objectives:
    • Learn about IUS fittings in post-menopausal patients.
    • Learn about the risk factors for leaving IUS in situ long term



Dr Anne Connolly


GPSI gynaecology, CCG Board lead for maternity, children and young people NHS Bradford

Dr Anne Connolly

Having survived a two year posting to a mission hospital in rural Zimbabwe, Anne returned to General Practice in inner-city Bradford in 1990 and is currently working as a GP providing care for asylum seekers, refugees, homeless populations and sex workers.


She is a GPSI in gynaecology, accredited as a hysteroscopist and FSRH trainer. She has been involved with commissioning since 2006 with remit for maternity, women’s, children and young people’s healthcare.


Anne is chair of the PCWHF and RCGP Clinical Champion for Women’s Health. She is also co-editor of Women’s Health in Primary Care.



Dr Diana Mansour


Consultant in Community Gynaecology and Reproductive Health Care, FSRH Senior Vice President. Newcastle Hospitals, United Kingdom.

Dr Diana Mansour

Dr Diana Mansour is a Consultant in Community Gynaecology and Reproductive Health Care and has been an Associate Clinical Lecturer at the University of Newcastle since 1997. In addition, Dr Mansour is the Senior Vice President for the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare.


Dr Mansour was the first accredited subspecialty trainee in Community Gynaecology and Reproductive Health Care of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Dr Mansour is first author to over 90 peer-reviewed publications and has most recently published in Contraception and the BMJ SRH.


Dr Mansour’s areas of expertise include acceptability of contraceptive methods, non-contraceptive benefits of contraception, development of long-term methods of contraception, changes in health service provision, medical management of menstrual disorders and management of the menopause.


Dr Aamena Salar


Medical Director Modality Community Services LLP
GP Partner Modality Partnerships
DRCOG, DFSRH, PG Dip Community Gynaecology, PG Cert Diagnostic Hysteroscopy

Dr Aamena Salar

Dr Salar developed an interest in Women’s Health as a GP registrar in Birmingham. She went on to complete the FSRH and DRCOG during her training and subsequently went on to complete Community Gynaecology Diploma and Diagnostic Hysteroscopy Diploma from Bradford University.


Dr Salar was given the opportunity to pilot a new Gynaecology service as part of the Vanguard 5 year Forward Plan project. 4 years on, that service is still running and commissioned via SWBH NHS Trust. The team has now expanded, and she has the opportunity to train other GPs and Nurses to join the team.


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