Access the contraception template by going to auto-consultations > ardens CONSULTATIONS A-C  > Contraception.  Alternatively,  add the template to the F12 launcher.


Record that you have discussed confidentiality.  If you need to change the confidentiality status of the encounter click the button and select accordingly:

Read code -  pregnancy information, smoking, sexual activity and sexual health.  

Vitals - enter relevant values into the boxes ie BP, weight etc

UK MEC Risk - to assign a level of risk:

There are various tabs to select from - C-OCP, POP, Implant, Injection, LNG-IUS, IUD

Either use the tick boxes along the top to assign the overall MEC Risk or run through the individual risks with the patient:

Menstrual diary - print if required - click print at the bottom.  The Patient name and address will also print on it:

Click the buttons for the STI/BBV and Chlamydia screens 


PIL & advice - issue patient information leaflets and give LARC advice.  Don't forget that any red stars indicate that a QOF payment is linked to the field.  

Record that advice has been given and type any detail onto the pencil icon 

Gillick/Fraser - competency on younger patients:

Other templates that may be of use:

Don't forget to ok the template and save the record when finished.

Note: If you need any help please click help & feedback at the top right hand corner of the template and click contact us if you wish to fill in the online form for help.