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Welcome to Women's Health Matters, an online resource to support healthcare professionals involved in the area of Women's Health.

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Welcome to Women's Health Matters, an online resource to support healthcare professionals involved in the area of Women's Health.

Patient materials

Patient support resources at your fingertips

Here you will find a number of mixed media resources to support the delivery of your patient education. Your patient’s preferences and current level of knowledge about their condition can guide your choice of education materials and methods.

myheavyperiods.co.uk is a website designed for women to understand more about heavy menstrual bleeding – what it is, what causes it and how their healthcare team can help to manage it.

Direct your patients here to research accurate information in confidence.

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Introduce HMB to your patients with the HMB quiz on myheavyperiods.co.uk. The short quiz aims to help women see if they fall into the heavy bleeding category and, if so, what help they can expect from their GP.

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Gain real-world patient insights into heavy menstrual bleeding through these short videos that can help both you and your patients relate to the condition; helping patients to not feel alone.

Breaking the taboo about heavy bleeding

Sarah describes her experience of living with heavy menstrual bleeding since she was a teenager.

Wendy, 50 years old, explains the impact of heavy menstrual bleeding on her life before and after starting pharmaceutical treatment.

Lucy delivers an empowering message about learning to live with heavy menstrual bleeding and finding the right support for you.

Sexual health and you is a patient information leaflet that explains the signs and symptoms of common STIs, and clues people up on how to avoid them in the first place.


sexual health and you is a patient information

Get the contraceptive conversation going with MyContraception, a patient website containing information on all the benefits and considerations of the contraceptive options available.

A short, patient-friendly video that explains the different methods of contraception available in the UK, including how long they last and who they are most suitable for. Helping your patients to find the contraception that’s best for them.

Is the pill the right contraceptive for you? encourages women to consider long-acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) methods. The leaflet also directs women to www.contraception.co.uk to explore all of the options available to them.



Long-acting reversible contraceptive choices provides a short explanation of each type of LARC available, including the benefits and considerations for each; enabling patients to make informed choices.



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This website is intended for UK healthcare professionals only. Women’s Health Matters is organised and funded by Bayer and contains promotional content.

Prescribing Information (PI) can be found via the links below:
Mirena® (52 mg intrauterine delivery system Levonorgestrel)
Kyleena® (19.5 mg intrauterine delivery system Levonorgestrel)
Jaydess® (13.5 mg intrauterine delivery system Levonorgestrel)
Qlaira® (estradiol valerate/dienogest)
Microgynon® (levonorgestrel/ethinylestradiol)

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