Complete, understandable information is essential

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7061.880b (Published 05 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:880
  1. Anne M C Webb, Consultant in family planning and reproductive health,
  2. Noreen S Khan, Senior clinical medical officer in family planning,
  3. Andrea Butler, Clinical audit facilitator
  1. Abacus, Liverpool L2 1TA
  2. Foot Hospital, Manchester M14 5BR
  3. Mancunian Community NHS Trust, Manchester M21 2RL

    EDITOR,—We share David R Bromham's concern that users lose out when misleading information about contraception limits choice.1 Between September 1993 and the end of June 1995, levonorgestrel implant capsules were inserted on 184 occasions in the community family planning clinics in Manchester. All were inserted by doctors during or after completion of the training programme organised by the manufacturers.

    We carried out an audit of all the women who had had implants inserted. Our outcome measures were continuation rates and levels of satisfaction among …

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