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NHS sufferers to be requested about sexuality

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption NHS England advises sexuality is recorded throughout “head to head contact” with sufferers Well being professionals in England are to be informed to ask sufferers aged 16 or over about their sexual orientation, beneath new NHS tips. NHS England mentioned no-one could be compelled to reply the query however recording the information would be sure that “no affected person is discriminated in opposition to”.

NHS sufferers to be requested about sexuality

Picture copyright Getty Photographs Picture caption NHS England advises sexuality is recorded throughout “nose to nose contact” with sufferers Well being professionals in England are to be informed to ask sufferers aged 16 or over about their sexual orientation, below new NHS pointers. NHS England stated no-one could be pressured to reply the query however recording the info would be certain that “no affected person is discriminated in opposition to”.

NHS sufferers to be requested about sexuality

Picture copyright Getty Photographs Picture caption NHS England advises sexuality is recorded throughout “head to head contact” with sufferers Well being professionals in England are to be advised to ask sufferers aged 16 or over about their sexual orientation, beneath new NHS tips. NHS England stated no-one could be compelled to reply the query however recording the information would be sure that “no affected person is discriminated in opposition to”.

NHS sufferers to be requested about sexuality

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Picture caption NHS England advises sexuality is recorded throughout “nose to nose contact” with sufferers Well being professionals in England are to be informed to ask sufferers aged 16 or over about their sexual orientation, below new NHS pointers. NHS England mentioned no-one can be compelled to reply the query however recording the info would make sure that “no affected person is discriminated in opposition to”.