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  • This is the JSNA chapter on teenage pregnancy. Theme chapters summarises implications for commissioning, who is at risk and why, the level of need in the population, service provision and use, unmet needs, what works in terms of evidence, community views and priorities, any related equality impact assessments, unmet service needs/gaps and recommendations for further needs assessment work. 

  • This is the JSNA chapter on sexual health. Theme chapters summarises implications for commissioning, who is at risk and why, the level of need in the population, service provision and use, unmet needs, what works in terms of evidence, community views and priorities, any related equality impact assessments, unmet service needs/gaps and recommendations for further needs assessment work. 

  • A report thoroughly examining the distribution of HIV and AIDS within population groups in the North West of England. The prevalence and incidence of the disease is examined across a variety of population groups along with those in treatment.

  • Excel spreadsheet providing Primary Care Trust level statistics on the number and percentage of under 18 conceptions leading to abortion, providing peer and national comparators.

  • This report compares Trading Standards North West survey data of 15-16 year olds from 2009 and 2011 on drinking behaviour and attitudes to alcohol to assess whether guidance from the Chief Medical Officer on alcohol related harms in young people are being adhered to in the North West.

  • This reports explains the relationship between alcohol consumption and teenage sexual risk in England using small geographical level datasets to identify hotspots of overlapping risk behaviour in young people.

  • NICE's formal guidance on increasing the uptake of HIV testing to reduce undiagnosed infection and prevent transmission among men who have sex with men.

    Follow the link for full details:http://guidance.nice.org.uk/PH34

  • This document sets out how the Government wants to build on the key planks of the existing Strategy so that all young people: receive the information, advice and support they need from parents, teachers and other professionals to deal with pressure to have sex; enjoy positive and caring relationships; and experience good sexual health; and can access and know how to use contraception effectively when they do reach the stage that they become sexually active, so they can avoid unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). This updated strategy document focuses on the factors known to reduce teenage pregnancy rates when they are implemented robustly and consistently, with each delivery partner understanding and taking responsibility for their particular contribution to the overall Strategy.

  • This brief report provides evidence on the health needs of lesbian, gay and bisexual communities using a variety of sources of information. It also highlights the key indicators, relevant to such population groups, contained within the Public Health and Adult Social care Outcomes Frameworks. Key issues include: smoking; mental health; sexual health; substannce misuse.

  • This document provides a concise overview of the evidence of acceptability, feasibility, clinical benefit and cost-effectiveness of expanding HIV testing, in order to support current and future commissioners to implement routine HIV testing in general medical services.

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