• e-SRH: specialist e-learning on sexual and reproductive healthcare
    e-SRH: specialist e-learning on sexual and reproductive healthcare
    e-SRH: specialist e-learning on sexual and reproductive healthcare
    • Provides evidence-based learning on sexual and reproductive healthcare (SRH)
    • Relevant to doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals
    • Interactive and engaging learning experience with images, videos and animations

An award-winning, interactive programme for doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals

e-Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (e-SRH) equips you with the knowledge and skills to deliver high-quality healthcare in this specialist area in community settings. 

This learning programme is relevant to a wide range of healthcare professionals working in sexual health, general practice, obstetrics and gynaecology. It also fulfils the theoretical training requirement for the UK diplomas in sexual and reproductive healthcare.

The clinical content is packed with interactive features such as video clips, images and real-life case studies, which help to support your learning. It has been written and peer-reviewed by a multidisciplinary team of clinical experts.

e-SRH is available via the Internet so you can study in the workplace, at home or even on the move. The programme has been developed by the UK Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH), part of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare.

Any questions?

If you have any further queries on our programmes, please take a look at our frequently asked questions or contact us.

Course Content

The course curriculum is arranged into 16 modules by subject area, as follows:

Module 1 – Principles of Service Provision

  • Principles of Service Delivery
  • The Law Relating to Sexual Activity
  • Understanding the Client's Perspective
  • Confidentiality, Consent and Chaperones
  • Working with Young People

Module 2 – Basic Anatomy and Physiology

  • Anatomy and Physiology

Module 3 – Risk Assessment and Sexual Behaviour

  • Sexual Behaviour
  • Risk Assessment

Module 4 – Pregnancy

  • Planning Pregnancy
  • Early Pregnancy Assessment and Referral

Module 5 – Psychosexual Medicine

  • Psychosexual Medicine

Module 6 – Sexual Assault

  • Sexual Assault

Module 7 – Screening and Vaccination Programmes

  • Cervical Screening
  • Chlamydia Screening

Module 8 – Contraceptive Choices

  • Mechanism of Action and Contraceptive Effectiveness
  • Assessment of Risk and Medical Eligibility
  • Fertility Awareness Methods
  • Starting and Using Oestrogen-containing Hormonal Contraceptives 1
  • Starting and Using Oestrogen-containing Hormonal Contraceptives 2
  • Starting and Using Oral and Injectable Progestogen-only Hormonal Contraceptives
  • Starting and Using Barrier Contraceptives
  • Assessment and Referral for Interuterine Device (IUD) or Interuterine System (IUS) Fitting
  • Assessment and Referral for Subdermal Contraceptive Implant (SDI) Fitting
  • Assessment and Referral for Sterilisation
  • Choosing and Using a Method: Young People
  • Choosing and Using a Method: In the Perimenopause
  • Choosing and Using a Method: After Pregnancy

Module 9 – Contraception: Managing Side-effects and Complications of Use

  • Managing Bleeding Problems in Hormonal Contraceptive Users
  • Managing Hormonal Side-effects
  • Managing Side-effects and Complications (IUD/IUS)
  • Managing Impalpable Implants

Module 10 – Emergency Contraception

  • Emergency Contraception
  • Emergency Contraception: Cases

Module 11 – Testing for Sexually Transmitted and Genital Infections

  • Test in Current Use: An Overview
  • Asymptomatic Screening

Module 12 – Problem-based Approach to STI Testing

  • Abnormal Vulvovaginal Symptoms
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Male Urethral Discharge: Dysuria Orchitis
  • Genital Lumps and Infestations
  • Genital Ulceration

Module 13 – Testing for HIV and Blood-borne Viruses

  • HIV Testing

Module 14 – Partner Notification

  • Partner Notification

Module 17 – Additional Training in Subdermal Contraceptive Implants (SDI)

  • Local Anaesthesia for Subdermal Implant Insertion and Removal
  • SDI: Summary of Method
  • SDI: Insertion and Removal
  • Managing Impalpable Implants

Module 18 – Additional Training in Intrauterine Contraceptive Methods (IUT)

  • Local Anaesthesia and Analgesia for IUD/IUS Insertion
  • IUT: Summary of Method
  • IUT: Facilitating Choice
  • IUT: Insertion
  • IUT: Removal
  • IUT: Managing Unexpected Situations and Complications


Below are two sessions from e-SRH. The sessions offer high-quality, curriculum-based content, with graphics, animations, videos and interactive questions.

Click the play button to view each session.

Starting and Using Estrogen Containing Hormonal Contraceptives - 1

This session looks at choice of contraceptive methods which contain estrogen, often termed 'combined hormonal contraception'. It gives an overview of the benefits and risks for these methods.

Managing Hormonal Side Effects

Assessment and management of hormonal side effects in users of hormonal contraceptives.


e-SRH has revolutionised training in sexual and reproductive healthcare. This improved training is saving the NHS £7.9 million a year.
Judges' commendation, e-Government Award for Excellence in Learning and Skills

e-SRH has the potential to reach several thousand clinicians delivering direct sexual healthcare in a number of different clinical areas.
Dr Chris Wilkinson, President, Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare


Single-user access to the e-SRH e-learning programme for 12 months can be purchased in three ways:

  • Access to the full e-SRH programme costs £100 You may also pay by monthly or quarterly subscription.
  • Access to Modules 17 and 18 (SDI and IUT) costs £30
  • Access to Modules 8 and 17 (Contraceptive Choices and SDI) costs £55

All prices exclude VAT where applicable.

To purchase one of these licences, please click on the relevant registration button at the bottom of this page.

Once you have submitted your details and your payment has been processed, your account details (user name and password) will be emailed to you within two to three working days.

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