Terrence Higgins Trust has set up the fund to support HIV-negative people who need PrEP but are not able to access it on the NHS and can’t afford to buy it themselves. The Fund is open to people living in England and Northern Ireland who are on no income (except benefits).
Dr Mags Portman, after whom the fund is named, is a pioneer within the sexual health sector and is acknowledged as one of the key players in helping raise awareness of and support for PrEP in the UK. Read more
School pupils to be taught about relationships
The Government has taken the bold and necessary step of requiring all schools to provide Relationships Education in primary, and Relationships and Sex Education in secondary schools in England.
A Parliamentary debate on Relationships and Sex Education is planned for 20 March 2019. MPs will vote on the updated Government guidance.
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Children in primary schools will have relationships education and this will be broadened to relationships and sex education in secondary schools.
Health education for all ages will also be part of the curriculum in England.
Terrence Higgins Trust and Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust have partnered up to deliver bSHaW (Buckinghamshire Sexual Health and Wellbeing). bSHaW offers a free, confidential service to meet the sexual health needs of all.