Gynaecology Clinics at Uttlesford Health in Saffron Walden

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Uttlesford Health

Building 5 Ferguson Close, Saffron Walden Community Hospital, Radwinter Road, Saffron Walden, CB11 3HY

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Clinics Days -Tuesday Morning.

Clinician Dr Imogen Shaw MA. MB BChir. DRCOG. DFSRH. PG Dip Gynae.

Dr Imogen Shaw is a GP with special interest in Gynaecology providing a community based gynaecology service for the patients of Uttlesford at Saffron Walden Community Hospital, as well as clinics in Mid Essex, Cambridge and Harley Street.

Imogen qualified at Cambridge University and Westminster Medical School and has been a GP for 25 years, with particular focus on women’s health and the menopause. Following a sabbatical in gynaecology, she qualified with a post graduate diploma in 2008.

A member of The British Menopause Society and The Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Imogen is co-author of the National Institute for Clinical Excellence guidelines for menopause, and has written articles and a book for GPs on managing the menopause.

Conditions Covered

Menstrual disorders in teenagers:-

  • Menorrhagia
  • Dysmenorrhoea
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Women of reproductive age:-


  • Oligo/amenorrhoea
  • Menorrhagia-unresponsive to 3m medical treatment
  • Intermenstrual bleeding
  • Contraception - Persistent breakthrough bleeding on hormonal contraceptives
  • Sterilization requests

Counselling & fitting of Mirena coil where not available with GP

Premenstrual syndrome

Removal of cervix polyps

Perimenopausal women:-

Menstrual irregularities

  • Oligo/amenorrhoea
  • Menorrhagia
  •  Menopausal symptoms & advice on HRT
  • Prolapse

Postmenopausal women:-

Investigation of bleeding in elderly or disabled patients

HRT problems

Assessment for pessaries and fitting complex pessaries

Conditions Not Covered

Delayed puberty/1ry amenorrhoea

Abnormal smears, lesions requiring colposcopy


Pelvic pain

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Suspected cancers