Log In
Monday 22nd January 2018

Beach tests for STDs

7th August 2009

A facility has been set up in Bournemouth to test teenagers for the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia while visiting the beach on Friday nights.

It is part of the R U Sure Ur Really Ready campaign by youth workers - which also aims to cut teenage pregnancies – and is designed to stop 13 to 19-year-olds from having sex too young. The youth club bus on the seafront will also hand out keyring condom holders. There are 120,000 were cases of chlamydia diagnosed last year in the UK.


Share this page


There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!

Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

Mayden - Innovative cloud-based web development for the healthcare sector
© Mayden Foundation 2018