Identifying barriers to engaging older adults with primary care sexual health services
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Identifying barriers to engaging older adults with primary care sexual health services

Helen Chilmaid Staff nurse, Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford, Kent, England

Despite the prevalent cultural stereotype that people’s sexual activity declines or ceases as they grow older, adults in the UK remain sexually active throughout later life. This review of the literature investigates the factors influencing older adults’ engagement with primary care sexual health services and makes recommendations about potential interventions.

Primary Health Care. doi: 10.7748/phc.2019.e1532

Peer review

This article has been subject to external double-blind review and has been checked for plagiarism using automated software

Correspondence

h.chilmaid@gmail.com

Conflict of interest

None declared

Chilmaid H (2019) Identifying barriers to engaging older adults with primary care sexual health services. Primary Health Care. doi: 10.7748/phc.2019.e1532

Published online: 11 September 2019