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12th February, 2018

Northern Ireland politicians attended the launch of the annual Sexual Health Week in Stormont this morning.

The week is centred on the theme of challenging stigma and was launched by Paula Bradshaw MLA at a thought-provoking event attended by politicians, healthcare professionals, and

8th February, 2018

The sexual health charity FPA in Northern Ireland, and Amnesty International, will today host a delegation of Labour MPs in Belfast, led by Shadow Secretary of State Owen Smith, as they meet with key individuals and organisations working alongside them to reform Northern Ireland’s abortion law

17th January, 2018

Parents, frustrated that their children currently face a postcode lottery when it

12th December, 2017

Today, the sexual health charity FPA, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (bpas), the Abortion Support Network (ASN), Birthrights and Antenatal Results and Choices (ARC) wrote to the Director General of the Public Relations and Communications Association, Francis Ingham, to express their

8th December, 2017

New research was published yesterday on the risk of breast cancer for users of hormonal contraception. The research - carried out by the University of Aberdeen, in collaboration with Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen - followed 1.8 million

5th December, 2017

Marie Stopes UK has today announced that it is closing its clinic in Belfast on 8 December, stating that this is as a result of the UK Government’s decision to fund

5th December, 2017

The sexual health charity FPA welcomed the further drop in teenage pregnancy rates in England and Wales revealed today, but raised concerns over regional variations – days after a coalition of key charities and organisations launched a petition to end cuts to sexual health services.

30th November, 2017

This Christmas, FPA is supporting Patient.info with a campaign to raise awareness of how to look after your sexual health during the party season.

A survey of 2,000 office workers in Britain carried out by

23rd November, 2017

Unless you’re one of the lucky ones, when it comes to relationships and sex education (RSE) at school, it’s likely that you have been left in the dark.

It’s also likely that your school has been left in the dark too as the current government guidance for schools was created in 2000,

22nd November, 2017

Primary school children need high-quality relationships and sex education, say winners of FPA’s sex ed ‘Oscars’

The sexual health charity FPA has announced the winner of the prestigious 2017 Pamela Sheridan Award for innovation and good practice in relationships and


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