FPA news

November 2nd, 2017

Following revelations of worrying gaps in contraceptive services, the sexual health charity FPA is today handing in a petition signed by over 35,000 people in the UK to Chancellor Philip Hammond MP, calling on him to take... Read more

Contraception, Statistics
September 11th, 2017

For sexual health charity FPA’s national Sexual Health Week (11-17 September), parents are calling on schools to teach the subjects that their children need to know in order to develop healthy relationships and stay safe online.

In a survey carried out by FPA:

Sexual health, SRE, Statistics
July 4th, 2017

FPA has welcomed the further drop in teenage pregnancy rates in Scotland but called for investment in sexual and reproductive health services and warned that there is more work to be done to tackle regional variations in the rate.

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Teenage pregnancy, Statistics
June 13th, 2017

Statistics from the Department of Health released this morning, show that 724 women from Northern Ireland travelled to England or Wales to have an... Read more

Abortion, Statistics
June 6th, 2017

Figures released by Public Health England today show the total number of new cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in England decreased by 4% in 2016, with 417,584 diagnoses... Read more

STIs, Statistics
May 23rd, 2017

Sexual health charity FPA is calling on all political parties to commit to reduce the UK’s teenage pregnancy rate.

The most recent teenage pregnancy statistics (... Read more

Teenage pregnancy, Statistics, Spending, SRE
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 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 £200... 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