Sexual health

As stated in white paper Healthy lives, healthy people the Government will work towards an integrated model of service delivery to allow easy access to confidential, non-judgemental sexual health services, including for sexually transmitted infections, contraception, abortion, health promotion and prevention. A new sexual health policy document is due to be published in 2012.

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Consultation on HIV positive healthcare workers launched

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A consultation into relaxing the restrictions placed on the work that can be undertaken by HIV positive healthcare workers was launched today. This follows a review by a group of … Read more → – Consultation on HIV positive healthcare workers launched

Response to Lords Committee on HIV and AIDS

The Government today published its repsonse to the House of Lords Select Committee report, ‘No vaccine, no cure: HIV and AIDS in the United Kingdom’. It agrees with many of … Read more → – Response to Lords Committee on HIV and AIDS

The future direction of the national chlamydia screening programme

The Department of Health is working with the Health Protection Agency to take forward plans to improve quality and cost-effectiveness in the National Chlamydia Screen Programme (NCSP). This is in … Read more → – The future direction of the national chlamydia screening programme