In its response to a call for evidence launched by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) on the impact of local authority public health prescribed activity, FSRH called on DHSC to strengthen the SRH mandate by improving its guiding principles, amending the regulations and enhancing accountability.
Health Education England (HEE) launched a consultation on a new draft health and social care workforce strategy for England to 2027. In its response, FSRH addressed the main issues affecting the SRH workforce and possible solutions.
The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee launched an inquiry into the sustainability of the NHS in March 2018. FSRH has drawn to the Committee’s attention the growing mismatch between demand for SRH services and the capacity of the NHS to meet them.
FSRH and the RCOG have jointly responded to the Home Office’s review of protests outside abortion clinics. The review takes place in the context of a history of intimidation and intrusive protests against patients and staff at abortion facilities across the UK.
FSRH submits evidence to the Department of Health's consultation on the impact of extending NHS charges to community healthcare services for overseas visitors (the NHS Charges to Overseas Visitors Amendment Regulations 2017). This is one of two documents that constitute FSRH's response, focusing on Public Health aspects of the regulations.
FSRH and RCOG have submitted a joint response to the Government's consultation on Relationships and Sex Education. Together, we have strongly endorsed maintaining most elements of the DfE’s 2000 Sex and Relationships Education Guidance as well as the more recent comprehensive approach outlined in Sex and Relationships Education for the 21st Century We have emphasised that both documents are robust pillars which should not be ignored.
FSRH has submitted evidence to the Department of Health's consultation on the impact of extending NHS charges to community healthcare services for overseas visitors (the NHS Charges to Overseas Visitors Amendment Regulations 2017). This is one of two documents that constitute FSRH's response, focusing on impacts to vulnerable groups.
FSRH welcomes the opportunity to respond to the consultation on the revisions to the Outcomes for Graduates by the General Medical Council (GMC).
FSRH welcomes the opportunity to respond to this consultation on the regulation of Medical Associate Professions (MAPs) in the UK by the Department of Health (DH).
FSRH responds to NICE’s consultation on the scope of the new Termination of Pregnancy guidelines.