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CV ­ Dr John Toby

A fresh approach to sexual health is needed in primary care if rocketing rates of sexually transmitted infections are to be reversed, the NHS Confederation has warned.

More sexual health promotion in GP surgeries, local enhanced services for HIV care and more GPs with a special interest were needed to improve sexual health services, it said.

The comments came in a report launched in conjunction with the Terrence Higgins Trust to mark World Aids Day.

The confederation said: 'With high long-term human, social and economic costs resulting from HIV infection, teenage conception and infertility, there is a strong case for strengthening sexual health promotion services.'

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