Interview With MSP Jean Urquhart

Readers, in particular those in Scotland, may have read about the recent opening of a consultation to decriminalise sex work in Scotland. This Bill, Prostitution Law Reform (Scotland) Bill, is the first stage of an attempt to pass this legislation through the Scottish Parliament. Currently, in Scotland, the issue of sex working is covered by […]

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Web-App Review: Petals

Ground breaking-anonymity features, and well-presented information, but needs to follow through. Petals is an online web application, developed by Coventry University, which aims to provide information and assistance to those who wish to know more about, or who are at risk of, FGM. Using the site is fairly straightforward. Accessed through the Petals homepage, it […]

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Peer Reviewers Wanted

The Journal is seeking new peer reviewers. This would involve occasional work reviewing submitted papers for acceptance and advising on any final fine-tuning which needs to take place. This is done online, and reviewers can claim CPD using this work. If you would like further information, please contact info.jfprhc@bmj.com. […]

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Data Use In Sexual Health

Last week, a London HIV clinic hit the headlines: in emailing service users en-masse with a newsletter, the service inadvertently emailed all clients, with names and email addresses visible to all recipients. Like the majority of information security breaches, this was not the result of a clever hack. Many media outlets have reported this breach as […]

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New Society for Abortion Care Providers

The British Society of Abortion Care Providers (BSACP) has been formed to promote best practice, education, training and research in abortion care. The BSACP is open to those involved in the provision of abortion care including doctors, nurses, midwives, counsellors, clinical support workers and managers. The BSACP will serve its members by providing a forum […]

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ellaOne® (ulipristal acetate) training roadshows

HRA Pharma UK has announced that, now that ellaOne® is available in UK Pharmacy without prescription, it will be launching a comprehensive training programme to support the introduction into pharmacy. Part of this programme includes seven interactive workshops which will take place at venues across the UK. These workshops will provide a summary of information […]

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