General Certificate in Secondary Education
An academic qualification awarded in a specified subject, generally taken in a number of subjects by students aged 14–16 in secondary education in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
General fertility rate
Number of births per 1,000 women of childbearing age (age 15-44 years).
General Household Survey
Continuous national survey carried out by the Social Survey Division of the Office for National Statistics.
The branch of medicine that deals with the male and female sexual organs and the urinary system (the system in the body that produces, stores and gets rid of urine). GUM clinics are specialist services to care for people with sexually transmitted infections.
Is a common sexually transmitted infection. It’s serious because if not treated early it can lead to some very serious health problems.
Also known as Sexual health clinics, GUMs specialise in the prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections where patients can receive free, confidential advice and treatment.