FPA news

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 28th, 2017

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) have launched a new report, endorsed by the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health, which shines a light on the ‘perfect storm of factors [that] is reversing previous positive advances made in promoting sexual and reproductive health.’

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Sexual health, Spending
February 13th, 2017

Northern Ireland’s Sexual Health Week launches tomorrow (Tuesday 14 February) with a special hustings event in Belfast, hosted by FPA.

Sexual Health Week runs from 13–19 February and comes at a... Read more

Sexual health
October 4th, 2016

An innovative project to improve access to services, information and advice around sexual health, sex and relationships for people with learning disabilities (PWLD) has launched in Hackney.

The initiative is being run by the sexual health charity FPA over the next year, and anybody in the... Read more

Sexual health
September 12th, 2016

Sexual health charity FPA is going back to basics for Sexual Health Week 2016, challenging people's knowledge and attitudes around sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and using condoms for safer sex.

In a survey* of more than 2,000 people across the UK:

Sexual health, STIs
March 22nd, 2016

FPA is delighted to announce it has been awarded a three-year Public Health England (PHE) contract to lead a new sexual and reproductive health programme.

The Sexual Health and Reproductive Health National Information Programme will be managed by FPA on behalf of PHE to improve the... Read more

Sexual health, Contraception
November 11th, 2015

The results of the Health Survey Northern Ireland 2014/15, published by the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, highlight the importance of young people being able to make informed choices.... Read more

SRE, Sexual health
September 14th, 2015

FPA has launched its annual awareness campaign Sexual Health Week, which will run until Sunday (20 September).

The theme for the 2015 campaign is sexual pleasure and wellbeing, an area of sexual health that is often overlooked and in which many health professionals do not have specific... Read more

Sexual health, Relationships, Disability, SRE
July 29th, 2015

Dr Audrey Simpson joined FPA as Northern Ireland Director in 1988.

Audrey SimpsonPrior to that she carried out postgraduate... Read more

Abortion, Sexual health, Disability
July 13th, 2015

A lack of accountability in sexual and reproductive health and HIV care in England is directly impacting patients and must be addressed urgently.

That is the finding of an inquiry by an All Party Parliamentary Group into the standards of sexual health services since responsibility for... Read more

Sexual health, SRE