28 January 2008
Health professionals based in general practice or specialist clinics wanting to attract men into mainstream contraceptive services can now download a free set of guidelines from fpa's website about making them more men-friendly. fpa are focusing on men and contraception as part of this year's Contraceptive Awareness Week. The New Man  campaign is running from the 11-17 February.
The briefing sheet is full of information to help professionals think about different ways of making contraceptive services more welcoming to men, as well as reflecting on men's role in contraception and the issues facing them today. Subjects covered include:
The guidelines are part of a free campaign pack distributed by fpa. To order a pack email email@example.com.
The results of a national survey looking into men's attitudes towards contraception will also be published on the 11 February.
For further information please contact fpa's press office on 020 7608 5265/5264. Mobile 07958 921060.
fpa (Family Planning Association) is the only registered charity working to improve the sexual health and reproductive rights of all people throughout the UK.
 fpa is the organiser of Contraceptive Awareness Week. This year's campaign The New Man looks at what men think about contraception and how they can get more involved in contraceptive choice.