Sexual Health

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UK sources of information and / or support

Sexual Health

Policy and information on Sexual Health from the Department of Health. Lots of links to various information, resources and organisations.

Prevention of sexually transmitted infections and reducing under 18 conceptions

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

Sexual Health

Directgov is the website of the UK government for its citizens, providing information and online services for the public all in one place. They provide a wide range of information including one in this area.

Caledonia Youth

Provides confidential support in both educational and clinical environments to enable all young people in Scotland to make informed, responsible choices about their personal and sexual relationships. Covers a wide variety of sexual health issues. It is aimed at young people under 25, particularly teenagers.

Sexual Advice Association

A charitable organisation which was set up to help people with impotence (erectile dysfunction) and their partners and to raise awareness of the condition amongst both the public and the medical profession. Also provides information about female sexual dysfunction and Peyronie's disease.

Contraception and Sexual Health

Information from the fpa.

Vaginismus Awareness Network

A non-profit site to raise awareness on vaginismus, self-treat it, break myths causing painful sex and difficult penetration and offer facts, advice and opinions to women, their partners and gynaecologists, to stop the suffering linked with this sexual problem. Written by women who went through the journey.

Sexual Health

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

Visiting an STI clinic

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

Vaginismus

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

Other resources

See also the following sections of Patient UK:


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.