FPA welcomes the results of a 44-year study on the long-term effects of the combined hormonal contraceptive pill. The study found that people who use the pill have no overall increased risk of cancer over their lifetime,
Teenage pregnancy is at a record low, the Office for National Statistics has revealed today. But sexual health
On 19 March, the Mail on Sunday reported on an interview with Professor Wendy Savage, in which they focused on her brief comments on sex-selective abortion.
Although in some countries abortion on the basis of sex is a widespread issue, the Department of Health has not found any evidence
FPA welcomes the reference to abortion rights in Northern Ireland included in the Women and Equalities Select Committee’s report on the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 5 in the UK (PDF)
Research published today by independent charitable foundation The King’s Fund shows sexual health clinics are increasingly under strain, at a time when there are concerns over rising rates of sexually transmitted infections.
The report – Understanding NHS Financial Pressures: how are
FPA is delighted that the Secretary of State, Justine Greening, has announced today (Wednesday 1 March) that, in England, every child from the age of four will be taught about safe and healthy relationships and, later, about sex.
Children and young people will receive relationships
FPA believes that all pregnant people and their partners have the right to high-quality information about pregnancy in order to support them in their decision-making.
We welcome the recommendation in the
Northern Ireland’s Sexual Health Week launches tomorrow (Tuesday 14 February) with a special hustings event in Belfast, hosted by FPA.
Sexual Health Week runs from 13–19 February and comes at a
Leading sexual and reproductive health experts have responded to news that the Natural Cycles fertility awareness app has been approved as a class IIb medical device.
The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FSRH), sexual
A survey of more than 1,000 GPs across England has highlighted worrying gaps in contraceptive provision.
Just 2% of the 1,023 GPs from 914 practices questioned by FPA said they offer the full range of methods to patients, and more than half said there is not time in a standard