Health Secretary must ‘prioritise monkeypox’s devastating impact on sexual health services’

Graham Robson September 26, 2022

Leading sexual health charities – Terrence Higgins Trust (THT), National AIDS Trust and PrEPster – have warned newly appointed Health Secretary Thérèse Coffey MP that sexual health clinics are in crisis with the current monkeypox outbreak displacing other vital services, including testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), HIV prevention and access to contraception.  

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Second vaccine doses to be offered to those at highest risk from monkeypox

Graham Robson September 24, 2022

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has announced that second doses of the smallpox (Jynneos) vaccine will be offered to people at highest risk from monkeypox – gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men – in order to maximise protection against the virus.

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Report into evidence on gay/bisexual men blood donation still due

May 29, 2020

FAIR steering group, including THT, Stonewall and National AIDS Trust, is still hoping to report its findings before the end of 2020 in spite of the coronavirus pandemic. 

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