Tubal ligation is a permanent form of female contraception. Learn more about risks, complications and alternatives to permanent female sterilisation.
There are many methods of contraception. Here's how to choose the right one for you, considering things like effectiveness, safety and convenience.
A laparoscopic sterilisation is a permanent method of female contraception. It involves blocking both fallopian tubes to prevent you from becoming pregnant.
A vasectomy is an operation to cut the tubes that carry sperm from your testicles. It is a permanent and effective method of male contraception.
A vasectomy is a surgical procedure that sterilises a man. Read more about the vasectomy procedure, what to expect and how soon a vasectomy will work.
Inserting an IUCD
A coil or intra-uterine contraceptive device (IUCD) is a contraceptive device. An IUCD can be removed by your doctor. Read about how this method of contraception works and how a IUCD is inserted.
Salpingectomy is the removal of one or both of a woman's fallopian tubes, usually to treat cancer, endometriosis or ectopic pregnancy.
Living with breast cancer
Most women with breast cancer have an operation as part of their treatment. Getting back to normal after surgery can take time. Learn how to manage with breast cancer.
Complications of lymphoma treatment
Lymphoma treatments can cause a wide range of side effects. Read more about these complications.
Reversing a vasectomy
Reversing a vasectomy is an operation to rejoin the tubes that carry sperm from your testicles. It may make you fertile again.