LiSH joins national campaign to highlight ‘consent’ around safe sex
Lincolnshire Sexual Health (LiSH) will be promoting and raising awareness of safe sex in support of this year's Sexual Health Week from September 24-30.
Staff from LiSH will be supporting a call by charity The Family Planning Association (FPA), who have themed this year's campaign on promoting more open and frank discussions about consent and sexual health.
The team will be hosting information stands at colleges across the county throughout the week, as well as promoting Sexual Health Week within various sexual health clinics.
LiSH’s bespoke mobile unit will also visit Lincoln University on September 26 and 27.
Heidi Shooter, advanced sexual health practitioner for LiSH, said: "We are looking forward to getting out into the community, talking to the public, offering advice and screening and answering any questions they may have on the subject of safe sex and how it relates to consent.”
LiSH, which is run by Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust, provides confidential and non-judgemental advice, testing and treatment for all aspects of sexual health, including contraception.
The central booking line (01522 309309) can be used to book appointments at any of Lincolnshire's sexual health clinics, from 8am-7.30pm Monday to Thursday, or 8am-4.30pm on Fridays.
To access the online booking system and for further information about the service, including chlamydia screening, safer sex and the C-Card scheme, visit www.lincolnshiresexualhealth.nhs.uk.
You can also follow the dedicated sexual health social media pages on Twitter and Facebook @LCHSSexHealth
Dates of events:
24th Sept - Grantham College
26th Sept – Lincoln University – featuring our mobile unit
27th Sept – Lincoln University – featuring our mobile unit
24th, 26th, 28th Sept – Boston - GU Medicine Department, Boston Health Clinic, Lincoln Lane, PE21 8RU
24th, 25th, 27th – Grantham - GU Medicine Department, Grantham Hospital, Manthorpe Road, NG31 8DG
24th, 25th Sept – Sleaford - Riversdale Health Clinic, 21 Westgate, NG34 7PY
24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th Sept – Lincoln - GU Medicine Department, Lindon House, 134 Dixon Street, LN6 7TU
25th, 27th, 28th Sept – Lincoln – Monks Road Clinic, 63 Monks Road, LN2 5HP
24th, 27th Sept – Skegness - GU Medicine Department, Skegness Hospital, Dorothy Avenue, PE25 2BS
24th, 26th, 27th Sept – Gainsborough – John Coupland Hospital, Ropery Road, DN21 2TJ
24th, 27th Sept – Spalding – Johnson Community Hospital, Spalding Road, Pinchbeck, PE11 3DT
25th, 26th Sept – Louth - Louth County Hospital, High Holme Road, Louth. LN11 0EU
30th Sept – PRIDE festival, Lincoln