Services Database Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea Screening (Bury Area)

Service ID

60893

Description

The overall aim is to embed the offer of an opportunistic screen for chlamydia and gonorrhoea for asymptomatic young people aged 16-24 within pharmacies located in Bury. This will contribute to local efforts to prevent and control transmission through prompt detection and treatment of asymptomatic infection.

Location of service

Greater Manchester LPC

Commissioner

Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Local Authority contract

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Chlamydia

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

The Contractor is required to ensure that all staff (pharmacy professionals and counter staff) involved in the distribution of Ruclear* home screening kits have received on-site training from Ruclear (CMFT).

Pharmacy professionals delivering or supervising counter staff deliver this service should complete the Declaration of Competence (DoC) relevant to this service, supported for use across England by Health Education England and endorsed by NHS England and Public Health England, and should, on request, make the declaration available to the council.

Comments

This service is available in the Bury area only.