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Twitter Response

The response has been incredibly positive to the series, especially across social media sites.  The hashtag for the series, #unsafesexinthecity, trended nationally and worldwide and gave us the opportunity to put some key message out.  The hashtag was reaching in excess of 30,000 accounts every five minutes during the broadcast of each episode.

Selection of tweets received for Unsafe Sex in the City:

  • NHS Warrington ‏@CMFTNHS Your team was fantastic on #unsafesexinthecity Educational and entertaining.
  • Catching up on #UnsafeSexInTheCity ... When will people learn!? Loving the work of the GUM Clinic docs.
  • #unsafesexinthecity I so respect those nurses working in them clinics!
  • @bbcthree great show & what an eye opener! Well done for promoting sexual health & the good work of the Manchester staf #unsafesexinthecity
  • that's why I think #UnsafeSexInTheCity is an excellent programme. Hopefully it will change people's attitudes!
  • #unsafesexinthecity the programmes done now... take a leaf out their book & take a trip to the clinic!
  • #unsafesexinthecity Documementry on BBC3 last night highlighting the importance of STI testing.
  • Hats off to all who are taking part on #unsafesexinthecity: It takes guts to be this honest for the benefit of viewers. Regular Testing! Ok
  • LGF ‏@lgfoundation Great un- judgemental nurses and doctors on #Unsafesexinthecity
  • Big awareness programme #unsafesexinthecity
  • Felt #unsafesexinthecity showed more about the human face of HIV. Pity it was left until the end but hard to show emotional impact in 10mins
  • shows what a fantastic health service we have on our doorstep imo!@CMFTNHS ^_^
  • @CMFTNHS proud of Manchester NHS for agreeing to do the filming! It's a brilliant programme.
  • HIV work in Manchester is outstanding
  • @CMFTNHS your Nurses on this show are fab ! love them
  • #unsafesexinthecity has been a great show well done @bbcthree@CMFTNHS. Keep up the great work and maybe a second series?
  • @blindfishideas: #unsafesexinthecity great staff. With great attitude"@cmftnhs
  • @CMFTNHS g'day folks.....any chance this programme hitting#aussie shores ? It's a very inspiring docu. series.#proudofuall
  • @CMFTNHS We know England are playing tonight, but we'll be tuning into #unsafesexinthecity Great show about a great team
  • Moral of the story is: going to the clinic isn't embarrassing. having an STI & telling ppl they're at risk is #unsafesexinthecity
  • #UnsafeSexInTheCity Brilliant staff at the STI clinic. Hurrah for a great health system. #SaveOurNHS
  • Watching #unsafesexinthecity on Iplayer since I heard about it. Really very good, hope it encourages people to get tested and be safe
  • Loved that documentary #UnsafeSexInTheCity should show things like this in schools x
  • #unsafesexinthecity is a surprisingly good, enthralling and sensitive programme.
  • Watching #UnsafeSexInTheCity in Health.
  • @CMFTNHS Thanks for the RT :) Well done on #UnsafeSexInTheCity Increasing awareness of sexual health issues vitally important :)