Heathcote, JA, Nyholm E; Journal of Family Planning & Reproductive Health Care, 2013

Foundations for the future: preparing tomorrow’s medical educators today

JA Heathcote, E Nyholm – Journal of Family Planning and .., 2013 – jfprhc.bmj.com
Good teachers have a major influence on the quality and safety of medical care delivered to patients. As the area of sexual and reproductive health care (SRH) has evolved there has always been a strong commitment to supporting the development of sexual 

The role of school nurses in providing emergency contraception services in educational settings

Royal College of Nursing (RCN)

The role of school nurses has extended to provide emergency contraception and advice on sexual health to school-age students in education settings, following OFSTED’s report on sex and relationship education in schools (2006). This updated RCN position statement aims to clarify the responsibilities of school nurses when they are providing emergency contraception to students in education settings. It also highlights the importance of appropriate training, experience and working together with education providers and looks at the laws around providing emergency contraception to under 16s and the duty of confidentiality.

Mahto, M: BMJ, Letter, 22 December 2011

Response to ‘Comparative performance of culture using swabs transported in Amies medium and the Aptima Combo 2 nucleic acid amplification test in detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae from genital and extra-genital sites: a retrospective study’

  1. Mrinalini Mahto      1East Cheshire Centre for Sexual Health, Macclesfield District General Hospital, East Cheshire NHS Trust, Macclesfield, UK
  2. Harry Mallinson

Correspondence to Dr Mrinalini Mahto, Department of Sexual Health, Macclesfield District General Hospital, Macclesfield SK10 3BL, UK; mmahto@nhs.net