Tag Archives: Sexual Health

Council is flying the Red Ribbon flag

In a show of support for World AIDS Day a Red Ribbon flag will be flown from the top of County Hall, Taunton on Thursday 01 December. The Council, in partnership with The Eddystone Trust, is flying the flag to show its support in fighting stigma associated with the illness. In 2015 there are over […]

SWISH – new Somerset-wide Integrated Sexual Health services go live!

‘SWISH’ a new service aimed at improving sexual and reproductive health in Somerset has launched this month The Somerset-wide Integrated Sexual Health Service (SWISH) is commissioned by Somerset County Council who are responsible for ensuring open access contraceptive and sexual health services, the promotion of good sexual health and HIV prevention services for their local […]

More Sexual Health Service Clinics for Somerset

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded the contract to provide the new integrated sexual health service for Somerset, by Somerset County Council which is responsible for these services. The new service will run a greater number of clinics across the county and will start operating in April. The new service takes over from […]

National HIV Testing Week

Somerset County Council Public Health are urging people who may be at risk of HIV to take a free and confidential test as part of National HIV Testing Week (21st-28th November 2015). Although Somerset has a relatively small number of people with the condition Public Health are concerned with the number of adults who are […]