Lesbian Health Matters


Makes health professionals more aware of acceptable practices in dealing with lesbian patients.


A training video for health professionals, showing in dramatised consultations between lesbian patients and healthcare professionals and interviews with lesbian patients acceptable and unacceptable practices. It covers a variety of topics in five sections: making assumptions and communication problems, sexual health, access to healthcare, mental health and healthcare workers training and education.
Made in 1996 this film reflects the cultural attitudes and language of the time it was made. The issues raised are timeless. The film quality may not be to modern standards.

“A useful tool in raising awareness and discussing attitudes towards sexuality”  – Nurse Teacher
“ Wonderful, this should be part of a communications course in all health workers’ training” – Dr Susannah Graham-Jones , GP/Lecturer, Dept of Public Health and Primary Care, Oxford.

This programme can be rented on our Video on Demand system for £2.50 or purchased outright for £15 for stream or download. For this you can view as often as you like within a 48 hour period of your own choosing.

Lesbian Health Matters from Concord Media on Vimeo.

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