Services Database Chlamydia Screening and Treatment Service (Isle of Wight)

Service ID

44938

Description

Aims:
To provide treatment for a positive chlamydia diagnosis to :

  • Prevent and control chlamydia through early treatment of asymptomatic infection;
  • Reduce onward transmission to sexual partners;
  • Prevent the consequences of untreated infection;
  • In line with NICE guidance, to use this opportunity to increase the knowledge of risks associated with sexually transmitted infections (STIs), provide advice and signposting regarding the prevention of STIs and unintended pregnancies.

To improve and strengthen the local network of sexual health services to ensure easy and swift access to treatment and advice.
To develop clear referral pathways to direct patients to a suitable Healthcare Professional, when such patients do not satisfy the inclusion criteria detailed in the Patient Group Direction (PGD).

Location of service

Hampshire & IOW LPC

Commissioner

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Service type

Chlamydia

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

Not known.

Comments

This service is available on the Isle of Wight only.