Sexual health

sexual health

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NICE condom distribution schemes guideline


This Guidelines for Nurses summary of the NICE guidance on condom distribution schemes aims to reduce the risk of STIs and promote information and advice about sexual health.

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PHE zika virus sexual transmission guideline


This summary of Public Health England’s guidance covers advice for travellers to avoid sexual transmission of the Zika virus.

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FSRH UKMEC contraception guideline


A summary of the FSRH UKMEC guidance on the the safety of contraceptive methods, which is set out in clear and concise tables.

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PHE FGM guideline


A clear summary of the Department of Health's guidance on female genital mutilation risk and safeguarding.

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RCGPNI LGBT patient guideline


A helpful summary on the care of LGBT patients in primary care, which covers consultation issues, health screening, and sexual health

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Feature articles

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UKMEC supports the delivery of safe, evidence-based contraceptive care


Shelley Raine explains why the UKMEC is so important in general practice and how to apply the recommendations when seeing women, both for the initiation of a contraceptive method and continuation of a treatment.