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The evidence statements underpinning the recommendations are listed in appendix C. For the research recommendations, see section 5. The evidence reviews, supporting evidence statements and economic modelling report are available.
Introduction The recommendations advocate providing information and advice on all types of contraception. The aim is to help young men and women choose the method that best suits their individual needs and lifestyle, so making it more likely that they will use contraception and use it effectively.
The information should comprise verbal advice and printed material giving details about the: Definitions For the purposes of this guidance young men and women refers to everyone aged under 25 who is competent to consent to contraceptive treatment under the best practice guidance set out by the Department of Health [ 1 ].
The recommendations are based on interventions and programmes proven to be effective with all young people aged under They emphasise the need for services that are universal and inclusive.
They also emphasise the need to offer additional tailored support to meet the particular needs and choices of those who are socially disadvantaged or who may find it difficult to use contraceptive services.
The latter might include those who are members of some faith and religious groups. The guidance is based on the principle of progressive universalism[ 2 ] Marmot For the purposes of this guidance 'socially disadvantaged young people' may include those who are: Contraceptive services refers to the whole range of contraceptive, sexual and reproductive health services.
Recommendation 1 Assessing local need and capacity to target services Whose health will benefit? All young women and men aged up to Who should take action? Health and wellbeing boards, local authority commissioners and other commissioners of young people's services. Directors of public health and directors of children's services.
Those responsible for joint strategic needs assessment, data collection and analysis in local authorities, children's services and their partners. Managers of contraceptive services in primary and acute care, the voluntary and private sectors.
Public health practitioners with a responsibility for contraception and sexual health. Those responsible for young people's advisory services.
What action should they take? Directors of public health, public health practitioners and public health surveillance systems should collect and analyse anonymised regional and local demographic data and information on local contraception and sexual health inequalities.
In conjunction with sexual health leads in the NHS and local authorities, they should disseminate the data to inform local strategic needs assessments, so that resources and services can be provided for those with the greatest need. Commissioners, with support from members of local public health networks, should use anonymised local health data and routinely collected surveillance data on, for example, conceptions, abortions, births and contraceptive prescribing, to identify local needs.
These data could be geographical or in relation to specific population groups. Health and wellbeing boards, including directors of public health, local public health leads and local authorities, should carry out and publish the results of comprehensive joint strategic needs assessments for young people's contraceptive services.
This should include details on socially disadvantaged young people. Map the current range of local services, service activity levels and capacity across all contraceptive service providers. Take account of services further afield that may be used by local young people, for example, large pharmacies in nearby town centres.
The mapping should include, but should not be limited to: Use the data to develop an action plan setting out organisational responsibilities for local services for young people, including those who are socially disadvantaged.
Ensure provision is at times and in locations that meet young people's needs. Regularly evaluate services in the context of this guidance and changing local needs. Use local accountability mechanisms for example, health scrutiny reports to examine specific issues.
Ensure the mapping process involves young women and men, including those who are socially disadvantaged, in assessing the need for services including the type of services needed, opening hours and location.
Involve young men and women, including those who are socially disadvantaged, in planning, monitoring and evaluating services.
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Recommendation 2 Commissioning coordinated and comprehensive services Whose health will benefit? Health and wellbeing boards and commissioners in local authorities and clinical commissioning groups with responsibility for hospital, community, education-based and primary care contraceptive services.
Primary care, maternity and young people's services and pharmacies. Contraceptive services provided by NHS, voluntary and private sector organisations. Identify priorities and targets based on local need, using tools such as health equity audit and equality impact assessment.Archives and past articles from the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and tranceformingnlp.com Please note - this is an archived publication.
Commissioner’s foreword. This publication is one in a series designed to stimulate debate about contemporary government challenges. Response / Why Schools Should Make Condoms Available to Teenagers. At several after-school workshops he learned various ways to prevent unwanted pregnancies and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases.
School condom availability programs have been promoted as a promising approach for increasing condom use among students, for reducing the risk of infections with the human immunodeficiency virus and with other sexually transmitted diseases and for preventing unintended pregnancy. 52 public school districts had formally adopted condom. E. Existence of a national policy on walking and cycling (Road Safety) Existence of a national policy on public transport (Road Safety) Earned media/public relations were used to promote the campaign (Noncommunicable diseases). Archives and past articles from the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and tranceformingnlp.com
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Young people view more than 40 ads per year on television alone and increasingly are being exposed to advertising on the Internet, in magazines, and in schools. Healthy Schools Database.
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