Experts back greater use of IUDs, implants

The Time For Change statement, released at the recent Australasian Sexual Health Conference, makes 15 recommendations for action by clinical professional organisations, governments, research institutions and health service providers. It comes from the Sexual Health and Family Planning Australia Medical Reference Group.

Dr Caroline Harvey, medical director of Family Planning Queensland, said international evidence strongly supported the safety and suitability of LARCs in women of all ages.

“It seems there are still many misconceptions held by both health