Accreditation for the Hackney Chlamydia Treatment Service


THIS PGD IS CURRENTLY BEING REVISED PLEASE AWAIT AN UPDATED VERSION (SPETEMBER 21ST 2020)

  Requirements or registered community pharmacists working under the Patient Group Direction (PGD) for using Azithromycin to treat Chlamydia
Qualifications and professional registration Registered pharmacist
Initial training

Read the following supporting documents

PDG TRAINING WEBINAR

Read and understand the

Doxycycline PGD – First Line treatment

Azithromycin PGD – Reserved for patients allergic to Doxycycline

Doxycline PGD Community

 

pgd-chlamydia-azithro-2016-final

Chlamydia -Diagnosis & Treatment  chlamydia-testing-jess-gaddie
BASSH Guidelines 2015  2015_uk_guideline_for_the_management_of__chlamydia_trachomatis_final_12
National Chlamydia Screening Programme – Pharmacy pathway  ncsp-pathway-for-pharmacy-2016
Partner Notification & Pathways  partner-notification-pathways-for-pharmacists-sep-2016
Test request form with instruction on how to correctly fill it out  test-request-form-instructions-sep-2016
Read and understand the Sexual Health SLA Sexual Health SLA Final
Competency assessment
Ongoing training and competency
  • Keep update your competency on CPPE Safeguarding for children
  • Attend a local sexual health training session every year (attendance not required before signing the PGD, but pharmacists will be encouraged to attend for background knowledge and communication skills
  • The pharmacy must have a copy of the current British National Formulary (BNF) available for reference and be familiar with the information in the BNF about the use of Doxycycline and Azithromycin.
Lines of accountability

A registered pharmacist is accountable for his or her actions in accordance with the General Pharmaceutical Council. All registered pharmacists are personally accountable for their practice and in the exercise of professional accountability there is a requirement to maintain and improve their professional knowledge and competence. The PGD may only be used within the confines of the service specification by pharmacists and pharmacies contracted by Public Health Hackney.

 

 Registering your competency with Hackney Public Health

Once you have completed all the above click on this link to register your competency for

the Hackney Chlamydia Screening and Testing service.

https://goo.gl/forms/cMJKnjyWCVwKSyKG3

If the link doesn’t work, please copy and paste into a browser.

Contact Hitesh Patel on candhlpc@gmail.com if you have any queries about this workbook.

Contact Jules Smith on julia.smith@homerton.nhs.uk if you have any queries on the service pathway