HIV Testing Week 2019: Give HIV the finger

Did you know 1 in 8 people who are infected with HIV don’t know that they have the virus? Out of those diagnosed with HIV, 43% received a late diagnosis (Public Health England) resulting in limited treatment options. To get tested, have a rapid test and receive your results within minutes.

Don’t think HIV affects you? Anyone can be passed the HIV virus, but there are situations where you can be more at risk.

Sexual Health Week 2019

Sexual Health Week 2019 will run from Monday 16 to Sunday 22 September, and we would like to share information and useful resources with you to help you take part in the week.

This year’s Sexual Health Week theme focuses on challenging attitudes towards disability and relationships. As part of this, Spectrum has created its own local campaign: Everyone has SexAbility.

Sun, Sand and (no) STIs

Going on holiday often means meeting new people and feeling free from social restraints, which can lead to increased sexual activity. To reduce the risk of catching STIs this summer, Spectrum provide 5 top-tips.

Men’s Health Week 2019

Men’s Health Week runs from 10-16 June 2019 and is encouraging men to take better care of their health.

Spectrum is highlighting some key facts and figures relating to men’s sexual health, take a look and see if any surprise you!

Test Together – Protect your’s and your partners sexual health

Are you in a new relationship?  Visiting a sexual health clinic is quick, easy and could prevent couples from discovering STIs further down the line.

It only takes one person, one time and no condom to catch an STI – and nobody wants to pass infections onto new partners! Learn more about this campaign and the reasons to get tested regular.

Merry SeXmas! Protect your sexual ‘elf and take some ‘elf control!

Rocking around the Christmas tree this year? Well it’s important to remember that alcohol can cloud your judgement when it comes to safe sex. Take a look at our Christmas themed top-tips to protect yourself form STIs, pregnancy and making decisions you might later regret!

HIV Testing Week 2018: Risks of HIV Transmission

Should you be thinking about HIV? Are you taking risks associated with HIV? Anyone can be passed the HIV virus but there are situations where you can be more at risk. This campaign explains risk and the importance of testing. Testing is quick, easy, free and can help to put your mind at ease if you have any concerns.

1 in 8 people who are infected with HIV don’t know that they have the virus and last year, 43% of people were diagnosed late according to HIV Prevention England.

Consent Crossroads

The theme for Sexual Health Week 2018 is consent and we bring you Consent Crossroads!

Whether you are seeking consent or the person giving it  – consent is an individual choice and no-one should try influence or pressurise a decision.

Got Gonorrhoea?

Gonorrhoea is the second most common STI in the UK and can take up to a few months to show any noticeable symptoms. Think you might have gonorrhoea? Visit a sexual health clinic for an STI test!

Spotlight On Syphilis

Raising awareness of Syphilis which is commonly thought of as an old-school disease. Syphilis is something everybody should be thinking about because it still poses a risk to sexual health.

HIV “It Starts With Me” Summer Phase

A HIV England Campaign focusing on combination prevention strategies, which offer the best approach to stopping HIV in England.

Protect Against STIs

The Public Health England Protect against STIs campaign was launched in December 2017 and continues to promote condom use and STI testing.