5 avoidable health threats every student should know
Whether you’re a Fresher student or you are going back to university, Freshers’ week is an exciting time and being away from home can bring a certain sense of freedom.
Few students go through university without facing a health problem or two. The last thing you need is an illness that seriously harms your study or social life, so take a look at our list of potential student health problems and ways to avoid them.
In order to improve your experience when accessing sexual health services in Buckinghamshire, we are encouraging lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities and those questioning their gender to complete this short survey
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FREE HPV vaccine now available for all MSM aged 45 and under
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine’s now available in Bucks for men who have sex with men (MSM) up to and including 45 years of age.
The vaccine will help prevent HPV infection, which can cause genital warts and certain types of cancer.
It’s especially important for those who are living with HIV, and those who’ve more than one sexual partner.
The vaccine’s available from the Brookside clinic in Aylesbury and the SHAW clinic in Wycombe
Please attend one of the drop in clinics or phone 0300 303 2880 for an appointment
Skills 4 Life Blog Post
Ann Poll, Team Lead for Community and Special School Nurses Teams Children with a Learning Disability has written a blog post for Buckinghamshire Sexual Health Network about sexual health for young people with learning disabilities.
What happens when you visit a sexual health clinic
Your visit to a sexual health clinic to be straightforward. Checkout our page which gives you an insight into what you can expect when you make an appointment at a sexual health clinic here
The Mix, a digital health charity for under 25’s, have produced a series of videos showing visits to sexual health clinics in London. The experience is comparable at bSHaW clinics.
How do you actually get tested for STIs? | The Mix
Testing positive for an STI | The Mix
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.