Clinical Guidance

This page has all the latest versions of the Clinical Guidelines produced by the MCN Clinical Guidelines group. These are available here as read only PDF files and the master copies are held by the MCN office. For Professional Training Guidance for Implants and Cervical Screening please click here.

Guidelines Currently in Draft:

Contraception and Substance Misuse

    • Bacterial Vaginosis Guideline

       | Date created: Wed 04 Oct 2017 | File Size: 71 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Bacterial Vaginosis Guideline Version 3.1 Review Date May 2019

    • Balanitis Guideline

       | Date created: Fri 24 Aug 2018 | File Size: 56 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Balanitis Guideline Version 3.1 Review Date February 2020

    • Candidiasis Guideline

       | Date created: Wed 19 Dec 2018 | File Size: 91 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Candidiasis Guideline Version 7.1 Review Date May 2020

    • Chlamydia Guideline

       | Date created: Wed 16 Jan 2019 | File Size: 92 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Chlamydia Guideline Version Final 6.1 Review Date May 2020

    • Combined Hormonal Contraception Guideline

       | Date created: Wed 19 Dec 2018 | File Size: 130 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland CHC Guideline Version 6.1 Review Date May 2020

    • Diaphragms and Cervical Caps Guideline

       | Date created: Wed 04 Oct 2017 | File Size: 85 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Diaphragms and Cervical Caps Guideline Version 4.1 Review date August 2019

    • Emergency Contraception Guideline

       | Date created: Tue 26 Feb 2019 | File Size: 239 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Emergency Contraception Guideline Final 6.1 Review Date February 2021

    • Epididymo-Orchitis Guideline

       | Date created: Wed 01 Nov 2017 | File Size: 71 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Epididymo-Orchitis Guideline Version 5.1 Review Date November 2019

    • Failed Contraceptive Guideline

       | Date created: Tue 26 Feb 2019 | File Size: 41 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Failed Contraceptive Guideline Final 5.1 Review Date February 2021

    • Gonorrhoea Guideline

       | Date created: Wed 06 Mar 2019 | File Size: 89 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Gonorrhoea Guideline Final 3.1 Review Date November 2021

    • Hepatitis B Vaccination Guideline

       | Date created: Wed 16 Jan 2019 | File Size: 64 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Hepatitis B Vaccination Guideline Version Final 4.1 Review Date August 2020

    • Herpes Guideline

       | Date created: Thu 10 Jan 2019 | File Size: 88 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Genital Herpes Guideline Version 4.1 Review Date February 2020

    • Injectable Contraception Guideline

       | Date created: Fri 24 Aug 2018 | File Size: 85 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Injectable Contraception Guideline Version 7.1 Review Date May 2020

    • IUD Guideline

       | Date created: Wed 01 Nov 2017 | File Size: 124 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland IUD Guideline Version 7.1 Review Date August 2019

    • IUS Guideline

       | Date created: Fri 12 Apr 2019 | File Size: 158 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland IUS Guideline Final 7.3 Review Date August 2019

    • Molluscum Guideline

       | Date created: Tue 26 Feb 2019 | File Size: 46 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Molluscum Guideline Final 6 1 Review Date February 2021

    • Natural Family Planning Guideline

       | Date created: Wed 04 Oct 2017 | File Size: 50 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Natural Family Planning Guideline Version 6.1 Review date May 2019

    • PEPSE Risk Assessment

       | Date created: Fri 16 Mar 2018 | File Size: 157 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Risk Assessment for PEPSE Version 1.1 Review Date May 2019

    • Preconception Guideline

       | Date created: Fri 16 Mar 2018 | File Size: 135 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Preconception Guideline Version 1.1 Review Date August 2019

    • Pregnancy and STIs Guideline

       | Date created: Fri 16 Mar 2018 | File Size: 107 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Pregnancy and STIs Guideline Version 3.1 Review Date November 2019

    • Progestegon Only Implant

       | Date created: Wed 19 Dec 2018 | File Size: 80 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Progestegon Only Implant Guideline Version 7.1 Review Date August 2020

    • Progestegon Only Pill Guideline

       | Date created: Wed 04 Oct 2017 | File Size: 65 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland POP Guideline Version 6.2 Review date may 2019

    • Public Lice Guideline

       | Date created: Tue 26 Feb 2019 | File Size: 55 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Pubic Lice Guideline Final 6.1 Review Date February 2021

    • Quick Start Contraception Guideline

       | Date created: Fri 24 Aug 2018 | File Size: 69 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Quick Start Contraception Guideline Version 6.1 Review Date May 2020

    • Scabies Guideline

       | Date created: Tue 26 Feb 2019 | File Size: 54 kb 

      Description: West Of Scotland Scabies Guideline Final 5.1 Review Date February 2021

    • Sex Assault Guideline

       | Date created: Wed 19 Dec 2018 | File Size: 80 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Sex Assault Guideline Version 6 1 Review Date November 2019

    • Syphilis Guideline

       | Date created: Tue 26 Feb 2019 | File Size: 188 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Syphilis Guideline Final 5.1 Review Date August 2020

    • Syphilis Guideline Appendix Letter West of Scotland

       | Date created: Mon 08 Nov 2010 | File Size: 33 kb 

      Description: WOS Syphilis Guideline Appendix Letter (September 10).doc

    • Trichomonas Vaginalis Guideline

       | Date created: Tue 26 Feb 2019 | File Size: 72 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Trichomonas Vaginalis Guideline Final 5.1 Review Date November 2020

    • UTI Guideline

       | Date created: Wed 19 Dec 2018 | File Size: 123 kb 

      Description: WOS UTI Guideline Version 2.1 Review Date February 2020

    • Warts Guideline

       | Date created: Thu 10 Jan 2019 | File Size: 170 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland External Anogenital Warts Guideline Currently under review

    • Young People Common STIs Other Genital Infections in 12 to 15 year olds Guideline

       | Date created: Tue 28 Nov 2017 | File Size: 186 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland 12-15 yr olds Guideline Version 3.1 Currently under review

    • Young People who are Sexually Active Guideline

       | Date created: Wed 04 Oct 2017 | File Size: 138 kb 

      Description: West of Scotland Young People who are Sexually Active Guideline Version 1.2 Currently under review

    • z: PROCEDURE FOR BRANDING, DISTRIBUTING & VERSION CONTROL OF WOS PROTOCOLS.pdf

       | Date created: Wed 01 Oct 2014 | File Size: 134 kb 

      Description: WOS Procedure Document

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