Category list : Terrence Higgins Trust
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The UK is “well on the way” to eradicating HIV, health leaders have claimed, after new figures showed diagnoses have reached their lowest level since 2000.
Lack of clinical staff and expertise is affecting the quality of sexual health and HIV services, according to a review of the way services are commissioned.
Rates of syphilis are at their highest since 1949 show the latest official statistics on sexually transmitted infections, which have been greeted with dismay by sexual health experts.
Contraception services are not always benefiting from additional Department of Health spending, according to a survey.
A survey carried out by the National AIDS Trust has found that staff with HIV working in the health service face discrimination. Charlotte Santry looks at the findings and reports on the legal rights of nurses working with the virus, their colleagues and patients
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are passed on through intimate sexual contact. STIs include chlamydia, syphilis and gonorrhoea. They can be passed on during vaginal, anal and oral sexual intercourse, as well as through genital contact with an infected partner.Brought to you by NHS Choices
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New thinking required on sexual health servicesSubscription
Carolyn Scott.EditorSexual health services are coming out of the closet. To address continuing rises in sexual infections in the UK, services will see £300 million investment and significant reorganisation. This will make sexually transmitted infections no longer the sole remit of the 'GUM clinic'. See our Policy in Focus feature, page 10.
Tackling the sexual health crisis head onSubscription
Judith Chamberlain-WebberSexual health
Raising awareness of HIV for World Aids DaySubscription
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