FPA news

13th February, 2017

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

8th February, 2017

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

12th December, 2016

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

1st December, 2016

The Danish concept of “hygge” has exploded in the UK in the past year, with countless recipes, interior design, fashion and furnishings books and articles published on the subject.

But, as FPA’s Julie Arnaa, who hails from Copenhagen, explains, it is possible to take the principles of

22nd November, 2016

FPA is pleased to see further decreases in teenage pregnancy rates for England and Wales.

Figures published by

1st November, 2016

Joint statement from FPA, Alliance for Choice, bpas, Birthrights and the Abortion Support Network

A Supreme Court challenge to allow women from Northern Ireland to access NHS-funded abortion care in England begins today.

  • Women can currently pay up to £2,
25th October, 2016

A new report, 'Going beyond biology: Why we need comprehensive sex and relationships education (SRE)', will be launched in Parliament this evening.

The report sets out why young people want high quality SRE and why statutory status is the best way to ensure that it is available for

19th October, 2016

Investment is needed to ensure people have access to the full range of sexual and reproductive health services in England, sexual health charity FPA has said.

4th October, 2016

The importance of early diagnosis of HIV around the UK was reiterated in new figures released today.

Public Health England’s report on HIV diagnoses, late diagnoses and numbers accessing treatment and care for 2015

4th October, 2016

An innovative project to improve access to services, information and advice around sexual health, sex and relationships for people with learning disabilities (PWLD) has launched in Hackney.

The initiative is being run by the sexual health charity FPA over the next year, and anybody in


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