NHS Hampshire

Hampshire Sexual Health Stakeholder Event 7 March 2013

Dear Colleague

Please find your invitation to the next Hampshire Sexual Health Stakeholder Event.

It is now just over 3 years since we developed our first Hampshire-wide Sexual Health & HIV Strategy and started our journey to redesign local sexual health services in response to the needs identified in the Hampshire Sexual Health Needs Assessment 2009.

Significant progress has been made since then but there is more still to be done and 2013 will see significant changes in sexual health commissioning arrangements as well as a new national sexual health policy.

This event aims to continue to involve local stakeholders in planning to improve sexual health in Hampshire by:

  • Providing an overview of the new national policy for sexual health
  • Outlining the new commissioning arrangements for sexual health and outcome indicators
  • Sharing current information on the sexual health of people in Hampshire and the progress that has been made to date
  • Identifying what still needs to be done to improve sexual health in Hampshire & the priorities

The event takes place on Thursday the 7th March 2013 from 9am to 12.30pm in Ashburton Hall, Elizabeth II Court, Winchester and is aimed at practitioners, managers and commissioners of local sexual health and HIV services and others involved in sexual health services.

Please note that lunch will not be provided but there is a café and a restaurant next to the hall and you are welcome to bring your own lunch.

If you would like to attend please complete the form below and RSVP by Monday the 25th February 2013 to

I hope you will be able to join us.

Rob Carroll, Public Health Manager Sexual Health Stakeholder Event Invitation

Sexual Health Services are changing

From Monday 16 January 2012, specialist Sexual Health Services in Hampshire are changing and can be accessed via a single point of access telephone number: 0300 300 2016

Solent NHS Trust is the new provider of integrated specialist sexual health services across Hampshire, Portsmouth & Southampton bringing together a range of different sexual health services which are currently provided by organisations including Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, Basingstoke Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare NHS Trust, bpas and Marie Stopes International.

This new service is the result of detailed work undertaken by NHS Hampshire to redesign and integrate local sexual health services in response to identified needs and extensive public and stakeholder engagement.

Solent NHS Trust, working in partnership with bpas, will be providing a complete range of integrated sexual health services at convenient community-based locations using a Consultant-led hub and nurse-delivered spoke model. This means that most people will be able to have their sexual health needs assessed and in some cases met in one visit.

The range of services includes:

  • all methods of contraception,
  • STI testing & treatment,
  • HIV testing & treatment,
  • termination of pregnancy services,
  • pregnancy testing,
  • emergency contraception,
  • chlamydia screening,
  • psychosexual counselling (current provision will be extended across Hampshire from April 2012),
  • sexual health promotion and
  • vasectomy services in partnership with current GP vasectomy providers.

Outreach services and designated clinics for young people in colleges and other young people’ settings will also continue to be provided.

The new Integrated Sexual Health Service will be primarily nurse delivered, supported by onward referral to Consultants and Specialists as required.

From 16 January 2012, ‘Sexual Health: Hampshire, Portsmouth & Southampton’ will be accessible to people via a single phone number: 0300 300 2016. People will only need to remember one phone number to access any sexual health service in Hampshire, Portsmouth or Southampton (including unplanned pregnancy services).

Solent NHS Trust will be advertising clinics and opening times with a wide-spread media campaign and have created a new website for all Sexual Health Services across Hampshire, Portsmouth and Southampton. We would be grateful if you could please update any details you have on your website for Sexual Health Services to in addition to the NHS Hampshire sexual health website

We also ask that you amend your phone numbers for Sexual Health Services to 0300 300 2016 from the 16th January 2012.

If you would like to find out more about the new sexual health services please read the attached letter from Rob Carroll, Sexual Health Lead for NHS Hampshire New Level 3 Sexual Health Service Notification Letter 09.01.12

All the logos for the new sexual health service on this site will provide a link through to so click on the logo to access the new website



Hampshire Sexual Health Strategy

NHS Hampshire is working with key partners and services across Hampshire to improve the sexual health of the population and to reduce inequalities in sexual health.

Sexual Health is an important part of most people’s lives and the consequences of poor sexual health can be serious. Significant progress has already been made to improve sexual health in Hampshire but more still needs to be done.

In March 2009 NHS Hampshire invited the Department of Health’s National Support Team for Sexual Health to review our progress and plans and to make recommendations for future improvements. A copy of the National Support Team’s Assessment Report is available to download here:


Following this report NHS Hampshire commissioned Options UK to undertake a comprehensive sexual health needs assessment across Hampshire in order to identify gaps and needs. A copy of the Hampshire Comprehensive Sexual Health Needs Assessment is available to download here:

Sexual Health Needs Assessment Report 2009

A stakeholder conference was held on the 24th September 2009 to review the key findings of the needs assessment and to explore how current services could be improved in order to improve the sexual health of the population. A copy of the conference report is available to download here:

NHS Hampshire SH Stakeholders Conference Report 24.09.09

Work is now being taken forward by the Hampshire Sexual Health Strategy Group to develop a new Sexual Health Strategy and Action Plan and to design a new model of integrated sexual health service provision across Hampshire.

In 2010 a Sexual Health Needs Assessment with Looked After Young People was undertaken in order to better understand needs of this group of young people.  A copy of the report is available to download here:

Sexual Health Needs Assessment for Looked After Children August 2010

NHS Hampshire in partnership with Hampshire County Council commissioned uscreates in May 2011 to undertake an indepth analysis of specific groups of young people who are at risk of teenage pregnancy in Hampshire and devleop a strategy, including a recommended mix of interventions, to address behaviour. Report is available from Kate Donohoe (see contact details below).

Local Sexual Health Networks services have been established in each Hampshire locality to support service development and integration and to respond to local sexual health needs.  For more information on these networks please contact the following:

Sue Gilbert, Sexual Health Promotion Lead, Southern Healthcare Foundation Trust, 07747 461310 or

For more information on Sexual Health Strategy in Hampshire please contact: Rob Carroll, Public Health Manager (Sexual Health), NHS Hampshire on 02380 627442 or

Or Kate Donohoe, Public Health Practitioner (Sexual Health), NHS Hampshire on 02380 627645 or


The Hampshire PCT Resource & Campaigns Service  is based in Aldershot Centre for Health.  Clients are able to access the service in a variety of ways: the online catalogue and ordering system, email, fax, telephone and personal visits by appointment. Resources will be sent out to either a client’s work address or a local collection point. (For those clients in schools, social services and other Hampshire County Council and local authority organisations, we can send materials directly to these addresses). The service offers a range of services including:

  • loan out educational and interactive resources
  • provide free leaflets and posters supporting a client’s local activities
  • Information packs for EHC scheme
  • supply condoms to members of the ‘Get it on’ condom distribution scheme
  • support key public health improvement programmes

Due to the changes in the service, we will now be open to visitors by appointment only. Please contact us for further assistance and to make an appointment.

Contact Details

Hampshire PCT Resource Library & Information Service, Aldershot Centre, Hospital Hill, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 1AY. Tel: 01252 335133 or Fax: 01252 335101


Hampshire Teenage Pregnancy Partnership  

The multi-agency teenage pregnancy partnership is working towards reducing the teenage conception rate in Hampshire. Since 1998 to 2010 Hampshire has experienced a 29.8% reduction in conception rates locally.  For the latest data and district and ward mapping updates contact

Current Action Plan – 2011/2012 HTPP Action Plan is available to download here:  HTPP Action plan 2011-12

Supporting School Aged Pregnant Students & School Aged Parents New guidelines on ‘Managing the support and reintegration of pregnant pupils and school age parents’ 2012 version is now available If you would like a hard copy of this guidance please email

New Children’s Trust SRE policy – this applies to you!  sre-education-policy-november-2010

Drugs use and misuse policy Drugs-use-and-misuse-policy-Sept-2012.pdf

Condoms for Schools for teaching purposes are available to order from the Resource Centre. Please email for further details.  The Get It On website Quiz can be downloaded here to be used in the lesson or as a homework activity:  GIO website quiz

The new Care Pathways (1st edition Sept 2010) for each District are now complete.  The latest version is available  to download here:   Basingstoke ; East Hants ; Eastleigh ;  Fareham ;  Gosport ;  Hart ;  Havant New Forest North and Mid Waterside ; New Forest South;  Rushmoor ;  Test Valley ;  Winchester .  If you are aware of any changes that need to be made, please contact

If you would like to find out more about the Hampshire Teenage Pregnancy Partnership or how you can get involved at either a county or district level please contact: or call 07793308996

NEWSBITES – The latest Hampshire Teenage Pregnancy Partnership e-newsletter ‘NEWSBITES’ is available to download here.  If you would like to be put on the distribution list to receive it regularly please email
Download the GET IT ON special Newsbites with details of update sessions and latest publicity:  GET IT ON Newsbites special Sept 2010
Download Newsbites September 2011:  Newsbites Sept 2011

SRE Training for those working with young people

The Hampshire Teenage Pregnancy Partnership also provide Sex & Relationships Education Training for multi-agency staff working with vulnerable young people across Hampshire. Courses include:

  • Sex & Relationship Education Tier 1 & 2
  • GET IT ON condom distribution
  • Working with young men
  • Substance misuse and sexual health

2012 training courses will now be advertised on Hampshire County Council’s Learning Zone website: The application form can be accessed here: Sex and Relationships(SRE)training – Course Application Form

For further information on training including dates for courses please click: Sex and Relationships Education for Professionals Working with Young People

Training for Health Professionals

NHS Hampshire  and other local NHS Trusts provide training for doctors and nurses on contraception and sexual health, training course information and training provider details are now available to download from this site.

Training courses:
A series of theory and practical workshops designed to cover issues in contraception and sexual health relevant to nurses in general practice. For more details please open the flyer – Flyer for masterclasses

E-Learning in Sexual & Reproductive Health

DH programme in partnership with NHS & professionals bodies providing high quality content free of charge for the training of the NHS workforce in the UK. E modules  in SRH are now available via

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