Information about the NHS Sexual Assault Response Coordination Service (SARCS)
Service available from 1st April 2022 If you have recently been raped or sexually assaulted, it’s understandable if you don’t know what to do or where to turn. SARCS is a dedicated NHS service which can offer healthcare and support in the days after an assault, if you are not ready to tell the police or…
Access to Hormonal Contraception Now Available from Your Pharmacy
On 9th November a new service was launched in Tayside to allow access to hormonal contraception via community pharmacy. Community Pharmacies in Tayside are now able to issue a 3 month supply of Desogestril (Progestogen Only Pill/POP) as short term bridging contraception, allowing more time for people to arrange an appointment with their GP. A…
Words Can Be Walls To Recovery
The Dundee Alcohol and Drug Partnership’s Resilient Communities working group is pleased to release a short animation which aims to raise awareness of the impact of language on people who experience substance use challenges.
Clinician Referral Guidance to Tayside Sexual & Reproductive Health Service
Please see link for Referral to TSRHS Guidelines for Clinicians
Peer Support Scotland – Terrence Higgins Trust
Peer Support Scotland is a new service for people living with Hepatitis C and/or HIV. They offer a range of workshops and activities to provide support and skills development. For more information please read the Peer Support Scotland leaflet .
Elimination of Hepatitis C in Tayside
World first as NHS Tayside eliminates hepatitis C A new approach to treating people with hepatitis C in Tayside has seen the region become the first in the world to effectively eliminate the virus. In late 2019, NHS Tayside had diagnosed 90% of patients and treated 80% of eligible infected subjects, meeting the World Health…