Student Health Association

Study Day 2024: Contraception and Sexual Health Seminar for Healthcare Practitioners in Primary Care

Friday 2nd February 2024 via Teams, 11am-2pm.

Focussing on:

Slynd; the newly available Drospirenone 4mg progesterone only pill’

‘Contraception for Transgender and Gender Diverse People’

What’s New in Contraception and Sexual Health


Carmel McCarthy RGN, BScN, DFSRH, FRT, NMP Carmel is the Contraception and Sexual Health Lead Nurse for the University of Nottingham Health Service. She is a coil and implant fitter, a Faculty Registered Trainer and member of the Primary Care Women’s Health Forum education committee.

 Laura Garner RGN, BSc (Hons), MPH, GIHP PGcert is Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist and Non-Medical Prescriber at the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health and has a special interest in sexual health and working with neurodivergent people.  Laura is the founding member of the National Nurses in Gender Network and has a passion for developing the nursing role in transgender healthcare.

This educational session has kindly been sponsored by Exeltis.