In July 2022, the Government published the first Women’s Health Strategy to address the challenges women face in accessing healthcare. Miss Karen Joash, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and Head of the School for Obstetrics and Gynaecology for London, Health Education England discusses the strategy and specific conditions to identify gender health gap priority areas of focus in UK healthcare.
Liverpool is England’s 6th largest city with a population of 498,048. The population has risen by 12.6% since 2009. There are areas of deprivation with high teenage pregnancy rates, as well as high abortion rates. We heard from Liverpool City Council about their current women’s sexual health strategy through the distributions of Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) and the development of Women’s Health Hubs.