The Practice provides a comprehensive range of healthcare services to women of all ages. Detailed below are some of the preventative measures running within Guernsey to help to reduce the impact of breast and cervical cancer.
Breast cancer screening
Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women. Regular self-examination can help to detect cancers early. Between the ages of 50 to 75, women in Guernsey are invited to have a mammogram every 2 years.
Please click on the link below for information on breast cancer screening in Guernsey
Cervical cancer screening
Cervical cancer is linked to the human papilloma virus. In Guernsey, all women who are between the ages of 25 and 65 and have been sexually active are advised to have a cervical smear.
Please click on the links below for further information:
Long acting reversible contraception (LARC)
An increasingly popular form of contraception for women is the use of long acting reversible contraception – typically known as a LARC. These fall in to two categories, the fitting of an intrauterine contraceptive (IUC) or a contraceptive implant.
Please click on the links below for information about these two types of approaches and on the links to videos and websites that will help you understand what to expect from this approach to contraception.
Needless to say, all of the doctors listed below will be more than happy to discuss your options with you.
- Information about intrauterine contraceptive
- Advice before a contraceptive implant fitting
- Information and consent form on Mirena intrauterine system
The following clinicians have a special interest in Women’s Health: