FPA news

March 22nd, 2017

Teenage pregnancy is at a record low, the Office for National Statistics has revealed today. But sexual health... Read more

Teenage pregnancy, Statistics, Spending
March 14th, 2017

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

Spending, STIs
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
October 21st, 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... Read more

Contraception, Spending
May 9th, 2014

In advance of the local elections taking place in England on 22 May, the UK’s leading sexual health charities and professional bodies have highlighted the need for all local politicians to prioritise investment in sexual and reproductive health including HIV prevention and care.

The... Read more