What is the nurse’s role in supporting young people’s sexual health?
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What is the nurse’s role in supporting young people’s sexual health?

Sarah Greenshields Children and young people’s nursing lecturer, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne

Young people should have access to education, assessment and treatment for sexual health

Sexual health is defined as ‘a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality’ (World Health Organisation 2006).

Nursing Children and Young People. 33, 4, 12-12. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.33.4.12.s5

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