Starting to place spirals? 

We will help you on your way!

Are you an obstetrician and want to start placing spirals? We got you!
You'll find lots of useful information on this page. And we help you further with our handy Start-up Service so you don't have to reinvent the wheel. That saves money!

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Start-up Service

In one hour, we go through all the practical issues involved in starting spiral placement. From internal organisation, counselling and prescribing to the financial picture, reporting and frequently asked questions. Afterwards, you will receive useful information with which you can get started right away. In short: with the Start-up Service you are optimally prepared for in vivo training spiral placement. The Start-up Service is completely free of charge and without obligation.

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If you want to start placing spirals, follow three steps to become qualified and competent:

  1. E-learning Contraception
  2. Contraception Skills Training
  3. In vivo training spiral placement

If you graduated after 2017 and if you graduated less than 3 years ago, steps 1 and 2 are not necessary. If you do need to take these courses or would like to refresh your knowledge, we offer you an advantageous combination package. Then, during in vivo training, you place 5 spirals under the guidance of an experienced trainer appointed by KNOV. More information can be found on the KNOV website.

Inserting instrument spirals

In our webshop you will find all the instruments you need for placing spirals and implantation rods, plus many useful extras. Every product in our webshop has been tested by experienced healthcare professionals. Only the best tested instruments are included in our range. As a result, you can count on high-quality instruments that really make your work easier. To make it even easier, we even have a special starter pack. In addition to instruments, you can also buy T-Safe, Multi-Safe and Flexi-T inexpensively. copper coils.

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Training on contraception

You have also come to the right place for additional training on contraception. Most of the accredited training courses also provide (partial) points for the contraception sub-registry. Tip for starting with the entire practice: the Counsel meeting. Free and useful for anyone counselling and answering questions, including assistants!

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Prescribing via the Contraception Portal

With the Contraception portal prescribe contraception and medicines easily and safely. The Contraception Portal is also packed with useful services for you. For example, you can easily export an overview of batch numbers and you automatically receive a probe with every IUD ordered. Developed by and for midwives, it is designed to make things easier for you. Start prescribing now via the Contraception Portal, some 600 obstetricians have already gone before you!

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Additional support: patient materials

Via the webshop, you can order various patient materials free of charge. Think of various information leaflets, demonstration models or our handy counselling card. So you can counsel your clients optimally.

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Replacement scheme

Once something goes wrong with the placement of a T-Safe, Multi-Safe or Flexi-T copper IUD? No worries, you can easily and quickly request a replacement IUD for free via our replacement system.

Replacement hormone coils can be requested via the Contraception portal.

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Any questions? We'll be happy to help!

Whether you have just started contraceptive care or have years of experience, you can always come to us with questions. Go to the contact page or contact your region's project manager immediately.

Carolien Kerstholt -
Groningen, Friesland, Drenthe

Chantal van der Voort -
South Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht

Lisette Sier-Wismeijer -
Overijssel, Flevoland, Noord-Holland

Linda Baars -
Gelderland, North Brabant, Limburg