ABC Health & Wellbeing, 20/10/2017
25 percent of Australians who menstruate experience heavy menstrual bleeding. Now, new guidelines for doctors will help ensure these people have access to the best available treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding.
Professor Anne Duggan, senior medical advisor at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, said some patients were not being offered the full range of treatments.
- Download clinical guidelines (PDF): Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Clinical Care Standard (released October 20, 2017)
These resources can be used to promote and explain what the Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Clinical Care Standard means to health services, clinicians, patients and their carers.
- Clinician fact sheet (PDF 342KB)
- Consumer fact sheet (PDF 367KB)
- Infographic (PDF 80KB)
- Infographic with Quality Statements (PDF 405KB)
- Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Poster (PDF 77KB)