Gynaecology is the medical speciality dealing with health of the female reproductive system. Whereas previously investigations and treatments had to be carried out in hospital now many of those can be done in a community setting. In Hull and East Yorkshire, GP’s initiate investigations and refer on to a specialist service as necessary. These are based within the hospital (Women and Children’s Hospital based at Hull Royal Infirmary or the Women’s Unit based at Castle Hill Hospital) or through community gynaecology based at Conifer.
Women can also directly access information and some investigative treatment through the community gynaecology service. These include management of menopause, pms, period problems, pelvic pain and some urinary problems to name a few.
Further information on specific medical conditions
This section is for women and others interested in their health and care. All information comes from up to date and carefully checked guidance from healthcare professionals some of which is written specifically for the public, others not necessarily so but written in a way that is not too difficult to understand. There is much on the internet on health topics but not all is reputable or based on good scientific evidence.
Advice, treatment, and support on gynaecological problems/issues, contraceptive advice, arrangement for female sterilisation, termination of pregnancy advice and arrangements.
What to expect on arrival
This service is by appointment only. All patients should go directly to floor 4 unless otherwise advised.
Self-referral for Community Gynaecology, Implanon insertion/removal or IUD (Coil) insertion/removal
You can refer yourself into the Community Gynaecology service by downloading the appropriate form (there are two available). We will then call you at a convenient time to discuss your concerns/requirements further.
For Community Gynaecology, please download the form here. Please complete and send to the address on top this form. Please find a referral form in Polish here.
For Procedures such as Implanon insertion/removal or IUD (Coil) insertion/removal, please download the form here. Please complete this form and send to the address on the top of this form.
In the last 6 months alone, 227 people (19% of our appointments) failed to attend. Missed appointments create a waiting list and cost the service thousands of pounds a year - this money could be used toinvest in and develop our services for the population of Hull and the East Riding.