Contraception, LARC insertion workshop

Contraception, LARC insertions, and managing menstrual challenges

Date: Saturday 31 October, 2020

Spaces are limited, so book soon (maximum capacity is 25)

Price: $230

The session is 3 hours long and starts at 9am (register below).

Morning tea is provided.

This workshop, led by Orna McGinn, is an interactive tutorial on practical procedures where the participant will have the opportunity to practice techniques on supplied models.

Contraception, LARC insertions such as IUS, IUD and implants will be discussed, as well as the use of local anaesthetic in IUD insertion, including cervical and paracervical blocks.

The session will also include menorrhagia and abnormal uterine bleeding, when pipelles should be considered and integration into current (Auckland) health pathways.


Dr Orna McGinn

Orna has been in New Zealand 10 years after working as a GP and family planning doctor in the UK since 1999.

She works part time as a GP, teaches Womens Health at the University of Auckland and is currently the Clinical Director of Primary Care Womens Health at Auckland DHB.

Dr Simon Edmonds

Simon is dual trained in general surgery and gynaecology, with a special interest in the management of severe endometriosis and laparoscopic/minimally invasive surgical techniques in the treatment of pelvic pathology, including laparoscopic hysterectomy and complex adhesions.



Grafton Campus,

22-30 Park Ave, Grafton

Building 507,  room 507-G080



Workshop kindly sponsored by:

This presentation is intended for qualified health practitioners professional development and should not be relied upon for any other purpose. Any opinions offered are those of the presenter or other speaker and do not necessarily represent the views of Goodfellow Unit.

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