Sexual Health

Both men and women need to look after their sexual health and take the time to understand the issues that surround contraception and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

For instance, there are some STIs, like chlamydia, that you could be carrying without having any symptoms. This infection can affect fertility, so it’s important to make use of the sexual health services available for free on the NHS.


There are so many different types of contraception available that you should be able to find the right method. You may have to try several different things before you choose the one you like most.

Useful Resources:

Sex & Young People – A comprehensive guide to the questions you may have about sex from the NHS

Sexually Transmitted Infections – Issues, symptoms and treatments

Sexual Health FAQs – Expert answers from a qualified Doctor

Here you’ll find tips for a fulfilling sex life plus advice on STDs, contraception and common sex problems.

FPA – The Sexual Health Charity. Sexual health advice and information on contraception, sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy choices, abortion and planning a pregnancy.