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  • sexual dysfunction

    Sexual Dysfunction: Where to Get Advice

    Most men and women experience sexual dysfunction at some point in their lives. Sexual health clinics provide much-needed support in this area, helping to improve wellbeing, strengthen family relationships and treat fertility problems. However, cuts to sexual services could leave thousands without support, leading to further potential problems for the NHS and its patients. About…

  • contraceptive pill guidelines

    New Contraceptive Pill Guidelines: Where to Get Advice in East Berkshire

    New guidelines have been released around the contraceptive pill, which state that the combined pill, taken by a large number of women, can now be taken everyday – without the need for a 7-day break. With no health benefit to taking a break, it is hoped that a larger number of unwanted pregnancies can be…

  • HIV Prevention

    Good News On HIV Prevention

    Efforts to prevent the number of people contracting HIV are paying off, as the UK achieves global targets set by the UN earlier this year. With HIV diagnoses falling, it’s great to see the efforts to tackle HIV numbers are working. While any decrease in diagnoses is positive, more can still be done to keep…

  • STIs

    Are you concerned about STI’s?

    Sexually transmitted diseases are becoming an increasing concern among young people in England. Many young people are unaware of the risks, or ignore symptoms due to embarrassment. Your sexual health is important, and making sure you understand the symptoms and where to get tested could save you from unnecessary worries and anxieties in the future.…

  • Blood Donation Rule Changes

    Blood Donation Rule Changes – What You Need To Know

    Improvements in the accuracy of testing procedures have led to the blood donation rules for sex workers and gay men being relaxed. Both groups are now able to donate blood three months after their last sexual activity. Previous blood donation rules meant that men who have sex with men had to wait 12 months and sex workers were prevented…