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Sexual Health Resource Centre

Sexual Health Resource Centre

The Nursing in Practice Sexual Health Resource Centre aims to provide you with current news and research on the latest developments in sexual health to aid with identification of contraception and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and raise overall awareness of key topics and issues.

Nurses provide a range of sexual health services to patients at surgeries and health centres, including contraception and contraception advice, emergency contraception, testing and treatment for STIs, such as chlamydia, syphilis and gonorrhoea, and testing and counselling for HIV and AIDS.

Latest sexual health news

24.03.17: Teenage pregnancies have dropped to the lowest level ever since 1969 across England and Wales, new Office for National Statistics (ONS) data has revealed.
13.02.17: It is estimated that between 75-80% of the nation’s contraceptive care is provided in general practice and it is often the first access point for individuals who have contraceptive concerns or needs.
15.11.16: Of the 4.2 million women invited to be screened for cervical cancer, 27.3% are not attending, new NHS figures have revealed.
25.10.16: Nurses are three times more likely to suffer abuse at home than other people according to “shocking and appalling" findings of a nursing charity.

Latest sexual health clinical articles

Monday 13 February 2017
It is estimated that between 75-80% of the nation’s contraceptive care is provided in general practice and it is often the first access point for individuals who have contraceptive concerns or needs.
Tuesday 9 December 2014
Guidelines to deal with female genital mutilation (FGM) in healthcare have been released.
Thursday 20 November 2014
Nearly a quarter of people with HIV are unaware of their infection according to a report published by Public Health England (PHE).
Monday 18 August 2014
Key learning points - Sexual dysfunction and sexual problems are very common, but only about 20% seek help - Most sexual dysfunction is eminently curable - Most medical and psychiatric conditions and most medications can cause sexual problems
Saturday 8 October 2011
The National Cervical Screening Programme is an excellent example of how screening for cervical cancer can save lives; but its success is dependent upon eligible women attending

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Thursday 3 December 2009
Fight Cervical Cancer in Style is a disease awareness campaign by GSK, in association with Jo’s Trust (the UK charity dedicated to cervical cancer) and is supported by the Royal College of Nursing and Wellbeing of Women
Thursday 3 December 2009
A new communications campaign from the Department of Health and Department for Children, Schools and Families to improve sexual health services for young people is being launched this December. In November, Nursing in Practice brought together a group of key professionals to discuss the role of frontline professionals and how we can work together to create a nationwide culture change to improve knowledge and confidence to look after our sexual health

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