15 min

The pill - Episode 94 The Good GP

    • Health & Fitness

In this episode, the Good GP interviews Dr Karin Sekhon on the combined oral contraceptive pill.

This episode covers approaching the consultation and what to discuss during the consult, how the pill works, the different pills and deciding which one to prescribe. We also cover the non-contraception reasons for prescribing the pill and the contraindications.

Dr Sekhon is a practicing GP with a special interest in women's health.

Helpful resources:
Sexual health quarters COCP flyer: https://shq.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Combined-oral-contraceptive-pill-A3-web.pdf
Supporting an informed choice: https://www.nps.org.au/news/combined-oral-contraceptive-pills-supporting-an-informed-choice
Eligibility chart: https://www.fhi360.org/sites/default/files/media/documents/resource-chart-medical-eligibility-contraceptives-english.pdf
Choosing a pill: https://www.nps.org.au/assets/ef8ba906a03e7080-f2801769e605-Choosing-a-combined-oral-contraceptive-pill.pdf

In this episode, the Good GP interviews Dr Karin Sekhon on the combined oral contraceptive pill.

This episode covers approaching the consultation and what to discuss during the consult, how the pill works, the different pills and deciding which one to prescribe. We also cover the non-contraception reasons for prescribing the pill and the contraindications.

Dr Sekhon is a practicing GP with a special interest in women's health.

Helpful resources:
Sexual health quarters COCP flyer: https://shq.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Combined-oral-contraceptive-pill-A3-web.pdf
Supporting an informed choice: https://www.nps.org.au/news/combined-oral-contraceptive-pills-supporting-an-informed-choice
Eligibility chart: https://www.fhi360.org/sites/default/files/media/documents/resource-chart-medical-eligibility-contraceptives-english.pdf
Choosing a pill: https://www.nps.org.au/assets/ef8ba906a03e7080-f2801769e605-Choosing-a-combined-oral-contraceptive-pill.pdf

15 min

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