October issue of the Sexual Health, Reproductive Health, and HIV Policy eBulletin is out now

Posted 12 October 2023

Date: 12 Oct 2023

Type: FSRH Press Releases and Statements

The October edition of the Sexual Health, Reproductive Health, and HIV Policy eBulletin is out now. It brings together data and new tools from the sector to support more effective delivery of care, alongside wider policy and clinical issues. This edition covers the latest data on people accessing contraception, and new annual HIV data for England and Scotland. Other updates include recruitment for a National Clinical Director for Women’s Health, and upcoming webinars on sexual health in remote communities and on tackling inequalities in accessing HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

This  month’s eFeature is written by Dr Michelle Cooper, Consultant in Gynaecology and Sexual and Reproductive Health at Chalmers Centre in Edinburgh and Chair of the Scottish Postpartum Contraception Network. Michelle explains the challenges involved in providing PPC, and the progress made in Scotland through expanding training and education for staff, and improving information for service users.

The October edition of the eBulletin also covers information on the national shortage of copper intrauterine devices (IUDs), a call to pledge your support for high-quality relationships, sex and health education (RSHE), and survey on contraception access by the Advisory Group on Contraception (AGC).

You can read the October edition here and subscribe to the eBulletin here.