FPA news

March 9th, 2016
Teenage pregnancy, Statistics
November 26th, 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 £... Read more

Statistics, Spending
November 16th, 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... Read more

Statistics, Spending
December 5th, 2013

Sexual health charity FPA has welcomed a continued drop in the number of teenage pregnancies in England and Wales.

Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show the number of pregnancies among women under 18 during the third quarter of 2012 was 6,529.

This was a 12.5... Read more

Teenage pregnancy, Statistics
July 11th, 2013

Responding to the publication of the abortion statistics 2012 released today (11 July 2013) the CEOs of Brook (Simon Blake OBE) and FPA (Dr Audrey Simpson OBE) said:

“Every woman should have the right to choose an abortion and all women, whatever their age, should... Read more

Abortion, Statistics
June 5th, 2013

Responding to release of the sexually transmitted infection (STI) statistics for 2012 by Public Health England on Wednesday 5 June the CEOs of Brook (Simon Blake OBE) and FPA (Dr Audrey Simpson OBE) said:

“It appears from the rise in STI diagnoses among many groups of people, regardless... Read more

STIs, Statistics
February 26th, 2013

Joint statement from Brook and FPA on a further drop in the teenage pregnancy rate for England:

“We welcome the further reduction which is testimony... Read more

Teenage pregnancy, Statistics
May 31st, 2012

In a joint statement reacting to the Sexually Transmitted Infection data for 2011 released on 30 May 2012 from the... Read more

STIs, Statistics
May 29th, 2012

In a statement put out today by the sexual health charity FPA, Julie Bentley, Chief Executive, made the following comments about the new abortion statistics for 2011.

“Although there’s been a very... Read more