BANES Council


Key Contact

Virgin Care, procurement@virgincare.co.uk

Pharmacy Contract

Virgin Care 2017 Contract

New Supplier Form – Virgin Care Services Limited – to provide bank details etc.  Please email to procurement

Useful links

Sexual Health

Key Contact

Paul Sheehan, 01225 394065, paul_sheehan@bathnes.gov.uk

Banes Council are running a 5-day SAFE summer campaign from 14th– 18th June 2021 to promote the SAFE website and C-card scheme in BANES. Each day they will be posting on BANES council social media platforms with links to different pages on the SAFE website. There will be 5 themes across the week:

14/06/2021 – Day 1: SAFE summer

15/06/2021 – Day 2:  Consent

16/06/2021 – Day 3: Condoms

17/06/2021 – Day 4: STI Testing

18/06/2021 – Day 5: Contraception

See the documents below for more information:

SAFE summer SM plan – final version

SAFE summer campaign brief + statement

C Card Flowchart

C Card Flow Chart_Nov 2019

Service Specification and PGD

FINAL doxy PGD 011020(from 1st October 2020)

FINAL B&NES Levonorgesterol PGD June 2021

Levonelle PGD (Expired)

Expired PGDs

FINAL Azithromycin PGD 250418 (Expired)

EXTENSION TO PERIOD OF PGD AUTHORISATION FOR AZITHROMYCIN PGD to 30th October 2020

Safeguarding Information 

BANES Safeguarding 

Training

The sexual health training programme is currently at reduced capacity due to Covid-19. If you require new training or a training update please provide contact claire_pask@bathnes.gov.uk and we will try and meet your needs.

Sexual Health Training Programme 2019-20  

For Chlamydia Test and Treat

Chlamydia kits can be ordered from the Avon Chlamydia Screening Office at 0117 342 9299 or by emailing csp.avon@uhbw.nhs.uk .  Please allow 10 working days for orders to be processed.

The new and fully updated SAFE BANES website is now up and running atwww.safebanes.com.

www.safebanes.com is for young people who live in Bath and North East Somerset and provides advice on relationships, sexual health and sexual wellbeing.  It has been fully redesigned in collaboration with local young people.

On the website you can find information and advice on free condoms (C Card); contraceptionemergency contraceptionsexually transmitted infections (STIs)pregnancysexual and gender identityand relationships

NEW BANES Sexual Health Resource List 2020-21 – The Sexual Health Resource List 2020-2021 is now available.

SAFE PROMOTIONAL POSTER – Promoting the SAFEBANES.com website     

SAFE ‘HERE TO LISTEN NOT TO TELL’ – Explains the confidentiality aspect of SAFE services

SAFE BLANK POSTER – For services own message or for promoting interventions or services

SAFE PROMOTIONAL BUSINESS CARD – Promoting the SAFEBANES website

SAFE WINDOW STICKER (For SAFE branded venues only)

Please order updated resources to replace any existing SAFE posters or resources displayed.

Please click here for the full list of resources available and order form.

Support to Stop Smoking

Key Contact

Cathy McMahon, 01225 394064, Cathy_mcmahon@bathnes.gov.uk

Service Specification

See sub sections of main contract at top of page

You can now qualify as a stop smoking practitioner by completing the NCSCT online training http://www.ncsct.co.uk.
You will also need to contact Julie Harrington (details below)to let her know you have a team member starting the course so that she can arrange to come to your pharmacy to give some support to your team member when they start the course.
If you have any questions please contact Julie Harrington
Phone 01225 831852
  07976917953

Needle Exchange

Key Contact

Carol Stanaway, 01225 477971, Carol.Stanaway@virgincare.co.uk

Service Specification

See sub sections of main contract at top of page

Health Checks

Key Contact

Cathy McMahon, 01225 394064, Cathy_mcmahon@bathnes.gov.uk

Service Specification

See sub sections of main contract at top of page

Supervised Consumption

Key Contact

Carol Stanaway, 01225 477971, Carol.Stanaway@virgincare.co.uk

Service Specification

See sub sections of main contract at top of page