FPA news

1st December, 2015

A survey of more than 1,500 people living with HIV in the UK has given a unique insight into the stigma and discrimination that still surround the virus.

A collaboration between sexual health charity FPA, Public Health England, and people living with HIV,

30th November, 2015

A judgement from the High Court in Belfast today declared that

26th November, 2015

FPA has responded to the Government's Spending Review, in which the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced that there will be an average annual cut of 3.9% to local authorities' public health budgets, including sexual and reproductive health, over the next five years.

This follows the £200

24th November, 2015

Sexual health charity FPA has welcomed confirmation from Health Minister Simon Hamilton that abortion guidance for health professionals will be brought before the Executive in Northern Ireland ‘shortly’.

It is more than a decade since FPA was successful in its 2004 legal challenge against

24th November, 2015

A continued overall reduction in teenage pregnancy rates has been welcomed by sexual health charity FPA.

Data released by the Office for National Statistics shows the rolling annual rate of

16th November, 2015

Cuts to public health spending will have a devastating effect on sexual health and contraceptive services, and result in far higher costs.

This false economy of ‘savings’ has been highlighted explicitly in Unprotected Nation 2015, a report commissioned by sexual

11th November, 2015

The results of the Health Survey Northern Ireland 2014/15, published by the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, highlight the importance of young people being able to make informed choices.

3rd November, 2015

Sexual health service providers in England can now get free patient information from a digital platform launched by the charity FPA.

The new hub on FPA’s website, which is funded by Public Health England, provides information on all methods of contraception as well as on common sexually

21st October, 2015

Local authorities in England must ensure they are prioritising sexual and reproductive health services (SRHS), and that they are accessible to women of all ages that need them.

New figures released by the Health & Social Care

20th October, 2015

The importance of increased testing and early diagnosis of HIV was reiterated in new figures released today.

Public Health England’s report on HIV diagnoses, treatment and care in the UK for 2014 showed there


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