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FSRH/BASHH Standards for Online and Remote Providers of Sexual and Reproductive Health Services - January 2019

File size: 864kb | Date: 24 January 2019 | Clinical Standards - PDF

The rapid expansion in the number of providers of online Sexual and Reproductive Health/Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (SH/SRH) services has enabled and empowered users to access their healthcare in more ways than through a face-to-face consultation with the health care professional. The FSRH and BASHH support these innovations and recognise that these services have enormous potential. They are seeking, however, key assurances in the standards of care and quality of services provided.

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FSRH Service Standards on Obtaining Valid Consent in SRH Services - September 2018

File size: 625kb | Date: 26 September 2018 | Clinical Standards - PDF

The modernised Service Standards on Obtaining Valid Consent in Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Services include essential updates for healthcare professionals working for and commissioning SRH services. Updates focus on explaining risk to patients, advice and consent for multimedia and education purposes. They also reference a timely potential change in relationship with the European Court of Human Rights at the time of Brexit. Download the full standards here.

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FSRH Service Standards for Risk Management in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - Oct 2017

File size: 454kb | Date: 20 October 2017 | Clinical Standards - PDF

Risk Management is an approach to improving the quality and safety of health care by identifying circumstances that put patients and staff at risk and acting to prevent or control those risks. The overall aim of any risk management strategy is to make the effective management of risk part of everyday practice. This can only be achieved if there is a comprehensive and cohesive framework in place, underpinned by clear accountability arrangements across the organisation.