Patient case study: Anxious about hormones


Counselling a patient anxious about hormones and wants a non-hormonal contraceptive option

23-year-old non-smoker, who comes into clinic seeking contraception but is anxious about hormones and wants a non-hormonal method of contraception. These patient case studies are all fictitious.

Learning objectives:

  • Learn how to counsel and manage patient concerns about hormonal contraception options
  • Explore the intrauterine methods that might be suitable for Jade.


Duration | 6 minutes 33 seconds

Our speakers
    • Dr Jane-compDr Jane Davis GP with a special interest in women’s health NHS South West.

    Jane is a doctor working in Cornwall. She is GP and Specialty Doctor in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare. She is a FSRH registered trainer, BMS Menopause Specialist and PPMC tutor. Jane loves teaching and is a board member of the Primary Care Women’s Health Forum. She is the Medical Editor of “Her Life Her Health” and heads the PCWHF’s public facing website, “Rock My Menopause”.

    • Radhika-Vohra-comp-comp Dr Radhika Vohra GP with a special interest in women’s health and education.

    Dr Vohra qualified from the University of Birmingham Medical School (MBChB) and works as a NHS GP in Caterham and Private GP at Spire Gatwick Park Hospital. Whilst enjoying all the challenges of General Practice, her special interests have been in Women’s Health and Education; she is a Faculty Registered Trainer for the FSRH, Speaker, NHS England Appraiser, GP Representative to the Newson Health Menopause Society and Medical Trustee to The Menopause Charity. Dr Vohra believes educating Health professionals on the challenges all women face at each stage of their hormone journey is crucial to providing effective and quality care. She is fluent in English, Punjabi and Hindi.

Other case studies
Patient case study: The forgetful pill taker
Discussion who wants to find a contraceptive method that will suit her busy student lifestyle.
PP-PF-WHC-IUS-GB-0022, February 2024
Patient Case Study: The Tricky fit
Discussion on a referral with intracervical blocks.

PP-PF-WHC-IUS-GB-0020 | February 2024