Your Local Involvement Network (LINk) is there to respresent patients in local health and social care services. If any lesbians or bisexual women want to make a comment about experiences they have had in local health or social care services, get in touch with your LINk and ask that they carry out a piece of work locally on how health services relate to the lesbian and bisexual community. If anyone reading this lives in Manchester then you can get in touch with your LINk by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 0161 214 3909.
I agree with you. It claims that the UK’s healthcare workers lack knowledge of lesbian and bisexual women’s sexual practices.
This alienates lesbian and bisexual women and their conditions a
“Lesbian and gay taxpayers fund 60,000 posts within the NHS”, said Stonewall’s chief executive Ben Summerskill.
“Yet with the marked exception of gay men’s sexual health, their specific health needs are almost invisible.”