FSRH Annual Report 2019

We take a look back at our achievements in 2019 and how we have performed against our strategic objectives.


We’d like to thank our members, trainers, staff and those who participate in our committees and Council. We appreciate your expertise, knowledge and support.

Our year in numbers, qualifications and events

Annual Review FSRH our year in numbers

2019 – what did we achieve?

2019 was an exciting year for us. We managed to:

Launch our new 2020-25 strategic plan, which aims to bring solutions to the current challenges facing SRH care

Share our new organisational values which were co-produced collectively to support our strategic goals

Produce four new clinical guidance and standards – alongside our popular webinars which over 2,500 members accessed

Develop our Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) curriculum for nurses working in SRH and HIV, developed with BASHH and NHIVNA

Launch an Essentials of Contraception for Midwives course with 70 registered facilitators and 88 participants

Progress our Diploma Review project to develop an accessible, clinically robust qualification to support SRH care.

Growing our SRH Community

Our SRH Community in 2019


Our media profile and influence

In 2019, we:


Spoke up on the effects of cuts to SRH services and fragmented commissioning to MPs and stakeholders

Campaigned for increased funding for SRH services – an increase to the public health budget was confirmed by the Government

Launched an Abortion Factsheet in partnership with the RCOG to support quality statutory Relationships and Sex Education (RSE)

Decriminalisation of abortion in Northern Ireland – we lobbied MPs, issued public statements and spoke with the press about women’s right to access full SRH care without embarrassment or stigma

Produced a flagship new models of care report on the potential to embed SRH services in new care models such as Primary Care Networks (PCNs)

Increased our press coverage by 30% with coverage in the BBC, The Guardian, The Independent, Elle UK, Cosmopolitan, HuffPost and others.

Womens Hour 2019 FSRH Annual Review

Dr Janet Barter, Women's Hour BBC Radio 4

Membership Breakdown

About our FSRH Membership in 2019


Annual Review 2019 - about our members