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2007/013 NICE guidance calls for more to be done to halt the rise of sexually transmitted infections and prevent under 18 conceptions

Sexual health in the UK has deteriorated significantly over the last 12 years, with large increases in many STIs including Chlamydia (up 300%), gonorrhoea (up 200%) and HIV (up 300%). New guidance issued today by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) sets out what needs to be done to halt the rising numbers of infections and to prevent under 18 conceptions - of which the UK has the highest rates in Europe.

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