Sexual health

MPs warn of ‘worrying’ sexual health inequalities

03/06/2019

Members of Parliament have called for a new national strategy to ensure high quality sexual health services for all.

Council chiefs call for reversal of cuts to sexual health services

01/10/2018

Maintaining sexual health services at current levels will be difficult unless cuts in public health services are reversed, local government leaders warn.

Sexual health services at 'tipping point'

03/09/2018

Sexual health services in England are under 'huge pressure' due to a record 3.3 million visits a year, council leaders have warned.

Council chiefs warn health budget cuts ‘undermining’ fight against STIs

05/06/2018

Cuts to public health budgets have made tackling sexually transmitted infections a ‘significant challenge’, warn local authority leaders.

Nurse shortage leads to increase in sexually transmitted infections

14/05/2018

Nurses have warned cuts to public health budgets are forcing them to turn people away from sexual health clinics due to the resulting staff shortages.

Transgender issues to be taught in schools

19/12/2017

Transgender issues will be taught as part of sex and relationship education classes in primary and secondary schools, according to the Government

Council funding cuts restricting access to contraception

03/11/2017

One in three local authorities have reduced or plan to reduce the number of sites delivering contraceptive services in the last two years, FoI request reveals.

Charity warns young people face patchy provision of HIV education

25/09/2017

Young people should be educated about the risks of HIV to minimise their chances of catching the illness, according to HIV Scotland.

Local authorities should give out condoms to fight STIs, guidance says

06/04/2017

Councils and sexual health services should provide free condoms in order to tackle sexually transmitted infections (STIs), Government health body says.

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How accurate is the annual rough sleeping count?

With some councils changing from estimating the number of homeless people on the streets to actually counting them, do recent figures genuinely reflect the success of the government's rough sleeping initiative? Neil Merrick investigates.
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