Archive for the Tag 'sexual health'

Love is in the air………

It’s Valentine’s Day on the 14th February and many people will be thinking about the L word. Fuzzy feelings and the glow created by cards and poetry can lead to other things, and it is very easy to get carried away and forget the C word – contraception. Or an accident may befall the wearer […]

Think about sex day; Valentine’s Day 2014!

Are you thinking about sex? Maybe. Studies tell us that on average you will do 19 times a day if you’re a man, and 10 times a day if you’re a woman! It’s normal! What sort of thoughts? The more graphic thoughts I will leave to your imagination but there are numerous reasons why people […]

The unwelcome memento…

Welcome to a new academic year at university! Many of you will have enjoyed Freshers week or simply seeing your friends back in Bristol again..…perhaps there has been a bit more celebration than study? Alcohol can contribute to risk-taking behaviour that could lead to unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections. A survey of 16 – […]

Anything Goes

Just returned from a backpacking trip? I bet you have brought back lots of souvenirs, mementos, memories, photos, a lovely tan…? What about Chlamydia, Genital Warts, Herpes, or even HIV? Yes that innocent looking, healthy, gorgeous person you had unprotected sex with may look like they are clean or may have reassured you they have […]

A Very Peculiar Practice… or is it?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/classic/verypeculiar/videoclips/video0.shtml I prefer to think of it as a unique and special GP Practice; after all I have worked at Students’ Health for 25 years!! Nursing and GP colleagues in other practices have been heard to say at every possible opportunity……. “That must be a doddle, looking after students. They are all so healthy! Nice […]