The May issue of the Sexual Health, Reproductive Health and HIV Policy eBulletin is out today
Date: 11 May 2021
Type: Sexual and Reproductive Health News
The May issue of the Sexual Health, Reproductive Health and HIV Policy eBulletin is out now. This month's edition includes information about recent policy announcements from the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) - the establishment of the UK Health Security Agency and the new Office for Health Promotion which is expected to be up and running by Autumn.
In this month’s eFeature Dr Sue Mann, Consultant in Women's Health at Homerton University Hospital and Medical Expert in Reproductive Health at Public Health England (PHE), puts the spotlight on women’s reproductive health. She looks at new policy opportunities and system reforms on the horizon and considers how we can better meet the reproductive health needs of women in the emerging landscape.
This month’s roundup includes new Ofsted-led government review into sexual abuse in schools; new Parliamentary inquiry into violence against women and girls; recent Regulations laid in Westminster to address the continued lack of commissioned abortion services in Northern Ireland; recently announced APPG inquiry into the HIV needs of Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities across the UK; updated NICE guideline on postnatal care including postnatal contraception; new SRH Behavioural Intervention Toolkit commissioned by PHE and a briefing on the next phase of the It Starts With Me campaign focusing on maintaining good sexual health and wellbeing as England continues to emerge out of lockdown.