Sexual Health

Sex is part of human nature, but protecting yourself during sex is all too often overlooked in the heat of the moment. Why would anyone want to ruin the fun by worrying about STIs or an unplanned pregnancy? Although some may not think it to be important, 200,000 people in the UK a year test positive for chlamydia, with genital warts, herpes and gonorrhoea also common. We're not saying don’t have sex, we’re just suggesting that you do it safely.

Our Sexual Health Champion Is
Our Sexual Health Champion Is Dr Rosemary Leonard MBE General Practitioner and Medical Journalist
"Though there is more openness about sexual health, far too many people of all ages are still being affected by STIs. They risk long term pain and fertility problems because they’re embarrassed or scared or simply do not know to access advice and treatment. This hub is here to give you information and support about all aspects of sexual health, including how to have sex safely, so that you can have an enjoyable love life without fear of infection."


What to do if you think you have an STI

Expert advice on STIs after unprotected sex, how long sexually transmitted diseases take to show up, and where to get tested.

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Information on Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI, STD)




Pubic and Body Lice



Information on Vaginal Discharge (Female Discharge)

Information on Contraception Methods (Birth Control)

Information on Long-acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs)


Contraceptive Implant


Contraceptive Injection


Intrauterine System (IUS)

Information on Contraceptive Hormone Pills, Patches and Rings