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Postcoital bleeding - red flag symptoms
Fragmentation of sexual health services an 'insult' to women, says RCGP
Sexual health cuts 'driving up health inequalities and NHS costs', warns RCGP
DH advisers rethink decision to block HPV jabs for boys
Clinical review - The management of HIV
The role of rapid HIV tests, referring-newly diagnosed patients, useful baseline...
Young patients open to sexual health advice in GP consultations
GPs should offer chlamydia tests, contraceptive advice and condoms to patients aged...
NHS in England to trial HIV PrEP drug as Scotland funds routine access
Patients at high risk of contracting HIV will soon be able to access pre-exposure...
Offer chlamydia checks to all under-25s, GPs told
GPs should offer chlamydia screening to any sexually active patient less than 25...
Clinical Review - Chlamydia
Diagnosing and managing this common STI in primary care. By GUM physicians Dr Sarah...
Making chlamydia screening a success
Chlamydia testing is accurate and patient-friendly, and GPs are well-placed to provide...
GPs on alert as experts declare outbreak of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea
GPs in northern England have been put on alert after Public Health England (PHE)...
Antimicrobial resistant gonorrhoea
The emergence of multi-drug resistant gonorrhoea and how management methods are being...
Red Flag Symptoms - Vaginal discharge
Vaginal discharge may be infective, non-infective or physiological, says Dr Pipin...
Herpes simplex virus
The aetiology, diagnosis and management of herpes simplex virus in primary care,...
At a Glance - Genital herpes zoster vs herpes simplex
Dr Jean Watkins discusses the differences between genital herpes zoster and herpes...
The basics - Herpes infections
Patients should understand the nature of this recurrent viral disease.
Clinical Review: Human papillomavirus
A clinical review of the transmission, prevention and management of human papillomavirus...
The diagnosis of warts is usually straightforward but treatment can be difficult,...
The basics - Management of genital warts
Diagnosis is clinical and based on visual examination.
HPV jabs could be extended to boys as DH advisors meet this week
Campaigners have urged the Joint Committee for Vaccinations and Immunisations (JCVI)...
GPs almost unanimously back HPV vaccination in boys, poll shows
Nearly all GPs (94%) would want their own sons vaccinated against HPV, a poll of...
HPV vaccine for boys cannot be considered until 2017, says JCVI
HPV vaccination for boys will not be considered until the completion of a review...