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... Read more
Sexual health charity FPA is going back to basics for Sexual Health Week 2016, challenging people's knowledge and attitudes around sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and using condoms for safer sex.
In a survey* of more than 2,000 people across the UK:
- More than two-... Read more
In a report published today, Public Health England called on Londoners to practice safer sex in light of data showing that 56% of syphilis cases diagnosed in England in 2015 were in the capital (2,811 cases).... Read more
Figures released by Public Health England today show the total number of new cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in England decreased by 3% in 2015, with 434,456 diagnoses... Read more
There have been lots of stories in the media in recent months about an outbreak of gonorrhoea in England which is difficult to treat with antibiotics.
What has happened?
Public Health England (PHE) monitors gonorrhoea cases and collects... Read more
Figures released by Public Health England today revealed there were 439,243 sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnoses in 2014 across England – a 0.3% decrease on the previous year.
Although a decrease is welcome, this is still a very high number, and does not account for those who... Read more
Figures released by Public Health England today show the total number of new cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in England decreased by 0.3% in 2014, with 439,243 diagnoses... Read more
The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has published a recommendation that vaccinations to protect against human papilloma virus (HPV) should be offered to men who have sex with men (MSM), between the ages of 16 and 40, at genitourinary medicine (GUM) and HIV clinics.... Read more