Heavy menstrual bleeding

Our gynaecology team would like to support you and your heavy menstrual bleeding patients.

Below you’ll find a heavy menstrual bleeding case study from our gynaecology team to support your referrals to Mercy Hospital for Women.

Case Study – Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

42 YO Female

Referred for:
‘Persistent heavy menstrual bleeding for a few months not responding to medical management’

  • No past medical history, BMI, current medications or medical management for HMB to date
  • No blood test results
  • CST and Pelvic USS – results NAD

Heavy menstrual bleeding referrals are triaged, guided by the Statewide Referral Criteria.

Please ensure you have supplied the following:

  • Medical management to date and response to treatment
  • History of bleeding
  • Pelvic USS – not older than 3 months
  • Current CST – as per the cervical screening guidelines
  • FBE and Iron studies – not older than 3 months
  • Please also consider thyroid function test – not older than 3 months
  • Please also consider thyroid function test when ordering bloods for heavy menstrual bleeding.

We encourage GPs to send their referrals and results via HealthLink. Alternatively visit our Refer a patient website for more information.

For more information about out gynaecology clinic visit our website.

Last reviewed March 6, 2024.

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