The government has launched a campaign to help nurses and other frontline health workers spot the signs of modern slavery.
A trial of the HIV prevention drug pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in England is being expanded
More must be done to enable midwives to deliver sexual and reproductive healthcare “to their full potential” to vulnerable women and girls caught up in humanitarian disasters, according to new research.
Responsibility for commissioning key public health services including health visiting, school nursing and sexual health could revert to the NHS under long-term plans for the health service’s future.
The oral medication gabapentin can increase sexual desire and satisfaction for women with chronic pain or discomfort around the vulva, according to US researchers.
A leading sexual health nurse in Northern Ireland has been awarded an honorary fellowship from a college for her work in an important area of care “often viewed as a taboo”.
A top nursing professor, who was recently honoured by the Queen, has said that to truly stamp out race inequalities within the NHS will require “bravery” and the commitment of leaders from all backgrounds.
New types of combined oral contraceptives that contain both lower doses of oestrogens and newer progestogens are linked to a reduced risk of ovarian cancer in young women, a study has found.
A paediatric nurse has said young cancer patients are missing out on vital sexual health information due to embarrassment among care professionals.
Nurses and other healthcare staff may be under-reporting sexual incidents on mental health wards, the healthcare watchdog for England has warned.