Services Database Chlamydia Screening (Wakefield Area)

Service ID

44796

Description

Participating community pharmacy staff will promote the use of, and supply of free ‘self administration’ Chlamydia screening kits to appropriate patients aged under 25 years old.

The Wakefield District Chlamydia Screening Programme will undertake all treatment and partner notification procedures

Community Pharmacies will offer a patient-focused, easily accessible, non-judgmental and confidential service.

If appropriate, community pharmacies will provide information about other local sexual health screening, treatment and advice services.

Location of service

West Yorkshire 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 pharmacy contractor has a duty to ensure that all pharmacy staff involved in the provision of the service have the relevant knowledge and are appropriately trained in the operation of the service, including sensitive, client-centred communication skills and adequate knowledge of the medical condition for which medicines are being supplied.

Comments

This service is available in the Wakefield area only.