Focusing on Women's Health from Puberty to Menopause.

Contraception and sexual health for young people

Publication date: Saturday, 08 June 2013
Contributor(s): Dr Laura Percy

Young people under the age of 18 present particular challenges for many health professionals, and a structured approach is essential when providing services for this age group. Health professionals have a responsibility to provide information in an approachable manner on all methods of contraception, including long-acting reversible contraception (LARC), and the prevention and testing of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Professionals also need to be able to accurately assess a young person and undertake safeguarding as needed.
Category: Editorial
Edition: WHJ-Online
Contributor(s): Dr Laura Percy

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