Have sexual health services been cut too far?
Belinda Loftus Cluster manager, Sexual health, Spectrum Community Health
The recent transformation in sexual health services has resulted in a workforce with incomplete skills, but RCN resources can help
Sexual health services have seen significant upheaval and transformation since the Health and Social Care Act 2012. While the act’s principle of integrating delivery of contraception and infection care is welcome, the shift from NHS to local authority commissioning has had unintended outcomes, including a workforce with incomplete skill sets for the new model of delivery.
Primary Health Care. 29, 5, 11-11. doi: 10.7748/phc.29.5.11.s13