Damaging cuts to public health budgets across England are forcing sexual health services to encourage people to order STI testing… Read more As cuts to sexual health clinics mean more people will be urged to test at home, I decided to experience home STI testing for myself.
Category: Sexual Health
Scotland says ‘yes’ to PrEP
Scotland is the first nation to make PrEP available in the UK. In just a couple of weeks we will… Read more Scotland says ‘yes’ to PrEP
Your voice in your care
A long and busy week – but a really informative and interesting one, especially the last couple of days! On… Read more Your voice in your care
This time last summer I left the comfort of my old workplace, which I loved and had spent eight years developing my career in… Read more One year
The b*stard in my throat
The ‘chesty cough stuff’ didn’t work and I endured the sore throat for a good few more weeks into the Autumn… Read more The b*stard in my throat
It’s not that simple
I take responsibility for my HIV status, I don’t blame myself (or anyone else); accidents happen and unfortunately the consequences of… Read more It’s not that simple
Why can’t we see beyond the latex?
NHS England announced this afternoon that it is maintaining the stance that it has no legal power to commission PrEP. As… Read more Why can’t we see beyond the latex?
The domino effect
With almost 3,500 people accessing HIV care, a rate of 15 HIV diagnoses per 1,000 of the population and the… Read more The domino effect
Where’s the first place you’d turn?
Continually attending the Hathersage Centre sexual health clinic in Manchester for my bloods and consultant appointments for the past six years… Read more Where’s the first place you’d turn?
Give the Government an F
The Government’s decision this week regarding statutory Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHE) and Sex and Relationships Education (SRE)… Read more Give the Government an F