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Stay safe if you're out this weekend & keep an eye out for our lovely @LGF_Angels in #McrGayVillage http://t.co/0HGMJLm3aw xxx

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RT @LGF_Angels: @lgfoundation @VBAmanchester @mrleemacca It's raining lots but @LGF_Angels are out with @GMPCityCentre . #besafe X http://…

Women's sexual health for health professionals

Women's sexual health for health professionals

It is estimated that at least 5% of women (almost 7% in Greater London) between the ages of 16 and 44 years old in Britain have had one or more same sex sexual partners at some point in their lives.

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Breast cancer for health professionals

Breast cancer for health professionals

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, with approximately 48,000 women in Britain diagnosed each year.

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HIV for health professionals

HIV for health professionals

An estimated 96,000 people were living with HIV in the UK by the end of 2011, an increase from 91,500 in 2010. 

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RT @mcrarchives: @lgfoundation what a brilliant collection. Boxed and listed too! Here it is in the vaults at Central Library :-) http://t.…

Additional services information for health professionals

Additional services information for health professionals

As a registered practice you have access to your account manager to support you and provide information and advice on any lesbian, gay or bisexual issue.

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Men's sexual health for health professionals

Men's sexual health for health professionals

Figures released by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) show new sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnoses rose by 2% in England in 2011, with nearly 427,000 new cases.

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Cervical cancer for health professionals

Cervical cancer for health professionals

Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women under 35 in the UK. It is estimated that cervical screening prevents approximately 5,000 deaths each year in the UK.

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Sexual orientation monitoring for health professionals

Sexual orientation monitoring for health professionals

Protected characteristics are those characteristics that are protected from discrimination under the Equality Act 2010.

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Great to meet many local @HealthwatchE organisations today wanting closer links with LGB&T groups in their area #StrongerTogether #HWConf14

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Lee & Pete will be on @Gaydar @fitlads and Squirt from 5-7pm answering all of your sexual health questions #ISWM #sexualhealth

Hepatitis for health professionals

Hepatitis for health professionals

Many MSM are unaware of the risks and the potentially dangerous consequences of contracting either hepatitis A or B virus, yet both are preventable by vaccination.

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Drugs, alcohol and smoking for health professionals

Drugs, alcohol and smoking for health professionals

Mental health issues, cardiovascular problems, stroke, dementia and certain cancers are all directly affected by regular alcohol and drug use.

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It starts with me

It starts with me

It’s all about you. You are the key to stopping HIV in your own life and in your community.

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@lgfoundation

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Not long now! WATCH our @ManchesterPride teaser video and tell us what #Love_is to you! http://t.co/s5nihN73pg

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. @scouseleder @SalfordDevils Good Luck Martin let us know how you get on!

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RT @scouseleder: @lgfoundation Can we get RT R Chair Martin @scouseleder needs U to vote for him as @SalfordDevils Brut Fan of Pride http:/…

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For tips and info on making a complaint to NHS in England checkout http://t.co/OrAKbdyXeF & http://t.co/dsoJxZOKsh http://t.co/rSHDsI0CNs

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. @OUTintheUK Thank you for the FF have a fabulous weekend from 'us lot' xx