Dr Deborah Bateson

Dr Deborah Bateson

Dr Bateson is the medical director of Family Planning NSW.

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Need to know: Oral contraceptives have high efficacy when taken correctly and consistently (99.5% for perfect use, 93% for…
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The implementation of the National Cervical Screening Program in December has been a test of how well evidence-based…
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New guidelines for diagnosing and managing patients with reproductive and sexual health issues have just been released by…
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Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) has few contraindications and high rates of acceptability and continuation. As…
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It is essential to clearly visualise the cervix when taking a Pap smear – and this requirement will continue with the…
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For every person we diagnose with an STI there is in all likelihood at least one other person out there waiting to be…
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