It is anticipated that following the current period of Covid-19 lockdown, there will be an ongoing requirement for social distancing. The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) makes recommendations relating to contraceptive services at times when lockdown restrictions are eased.
Interim results as of 24 April 2020
The NHS has launched a call for evidence on how it can reduce its carbon footprint and become greener. Our response proposes that reducing unintended pregnancies and births through choice in family planning is one of the most impactful ways to ease pressure on the environment, and to reduce CO2 emissions.
FSRH CEU: Provision of contraception by maternity services after childbirth during the Covid-19 Pandemic April 2020
FSRH CEU has produced an information sheet to support the provision of contraception by maternity services after childbirth during the Covid-19 outbreak.
Joint FSRH, RCOG and RCM recommendations on the provision of contraception by maternity services after childbirth during the covid-19 pandemic
The Health Devolution Commission has launched a call for evidence on the value and accountability of devolved health systems. In our response, we propose that the success of devolution for SRH services depends on adequate funding, clear lines of accountability, and the co-commissioning of services.
Advice for women seeking contraception, abortion and other sexual and reproductive healthcare during the COVID-19 epidemic
We have prepared advice for women seeking to obtain contraception, abortion, and other forms of sexual and reproductive healthcare during the COVID-19 epidemic.
FSRH CEU: information to support management of individuals requesting to discontinue contraception to plan a pregnancy during the Covid-19 outbreak (26 March 2020)
FSRH CEU Individuals planning pregnancy during Covid-19: information to support healthcare professionals with patient requests to stop contraception.
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Sexual Health, Reproductive Health and HIV Services: Emergency COVID-19 Contingency Plan Paper for Government
This document has been jointly produced by the FSRH, British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH), and British HIV Association (BHIVA), who together represent all sexual health reproductive health and HIV service providers in the United Kingdom. It sets out formal recommendations for the level of Government support needed to ensure these services are equipped to enact immediate short-term COVID-19 contingency measures, as well as medium and longer-term steps that also need to be taken in the coming weeks and months.