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Sexual Health, Testing and Contraception

What sexual health is and where to go for advice, health check-ups, contraception and condoms. Sexual health covers the physical, mental and social wellbeing around your sexuality. It's about enjoying safe sexual experiences without yourself or anybody else suffering physical or emotional harm or coercion…

Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

Being a parent or carer is one of the most fantastic and rewarding things that we ever do, but without a doubt, it can also be one of the most difficult. Almost all parents will have times when they worry about their children and their…

From Pregnancy to Early Years

Starting a family and having children is one of the most natural things in the world and so is having a lot of questions. In this section of our website we have links to information, advice and support services.

Health (SEND)

Due to COVID-19, the health services detailed below may not be running as described at the current time due to staff being redeployed to acute roles and practitioners not holding non-urgent face-to-face clinics.  Some services are not currently accepting new routine referrals and if you…

Mental health in children and young people with SEND

What is Mental Health? Mental health refers to a person’s cognitive, behavioural, and emotional wellbeing - it is all about how you think, feel, and behave. There is a wide range of common mental health problems such as depression and anxiety to more complex problems such…

Rape and Sexual Assault

A sexual assault is any sexual act that a person did not consent to, or is forced into against their will. It is a form of sexual violence and includes rape (an assault involving penetration of the vagina, anus or mouth), or other sexual offences,…

COVID-19 SEND advice and support for children and young people

The COVID-19 pandemic means many aspects of our lives have changed and may not be conducted in the same way. Here is the latest information on how the Integrated SEND Service will be operating and how some processes will be carried out.  Special Educational Needs and…

NHS continuing healthcare

NHS continuing healthcare, also known as "fully funded NHS care", is free care outside of hospital that is arranged and funded by the NHS. This means that you will receive care and support to meet your assessed needs at no cost to you. Where can NHS continuing…

Immunisation and Vaccination

Why immunisation and vaccination are important and when, where and how to get them. You can find more health information, including on Immunisation and Vaccination on the NHS website.

The Autism Toolbox: Emotional Wellbeing

This "Toolbox" brings together advice, local support, services, activities and resources relating to autism. The name toolbox has been chosen to reflect that anyone, with or without an autism diagnosis, parents and professionals can make use of this information which covers various topics. This section is on…