Making sex and relationship education (SRE) compulsory in secondary academies and free schools could reduce the thousands of sexually transmitted infections diagnosed in young people later on in life, councils say today. The Local Government Association, which represents more than 370 councils in England and Wales, says age-appropriate SRE needs […]

Lack of sex education fuelling sexually transmitted infections

Public Health England (PHE) announces an HIV Prevention Innovation Fund for 2016 to 2017 of up to £600,000 for local prevention initiatives. PHE is encouraging voluntary organisations to apply for national funding to support innovative HIV projects across England. HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) remains a public health concern despite major advances in treatment. An […]

New funding for local HIV prevention