Services Database Emergency Hormonal Contraception and Chlamydia Screening – 13-24 year Olds (Torbay Area)

Service ID

18513

Description

Community pharmacies offering this sexual health service will provide the following services for young people aged 13-24:

  • Levonorgestrel emergency hormonal contraception (EHC) to women between the ages of 13 and 24 years inclusive, who meet the inclusion criteria of the EHC levonorgestrel 1500 Patient Group Direction (PGD);
  • a proactive offer of chlamydia screening and a chlamydia screening kit will be included in the consultation;
  • signposting to services that provide reliable regular contraception and management of sexually transmitted infections;
  • pharmacies will offer a 'Young People Friendly' patient centred and confidential service, providing access to up to date information for those aged 13-24; and
  • verbal advice will be provided on general contraception and sexual health promotion issues, including the use of condoms to protect against sexually transmitted infections.

 

Location of service

Devon LPC

Commissioner

Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Local Authority contract

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Sexual health

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

Not known.

Comments

This service is available in the Torbay area only.