Accessibility of genitourinary services uneven across England

The majority of the population in England have good access to genitourinary (GUM) services with only 3% living more than 30 minutes travel away, report Beth Stuart and Andrew Hind. However accessibility is not uniform access the country and people in the South West and East of England have the worse access compared to the national average. This might be important from a pubic health perspective because a study from Southampton showed that only 2% of young people were prepared to travel more than 30 minutes to access sexual health services.

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