Services Database Sexual Health Services

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Service description
The provider will:

  • Offer free emergency hormonal contraception (EHC) within 120 hours (5 days) of earliest risk to females aged 15 and under 25 years and aged at least 13 – 15 years old who are deemed to be Fraser competent under a Patient Group Directive (PGD). All females to be registered with a GP in Hertfordshire.
  • Provide Chlamydia/Gonorrhoea testing kits to people 15 years and above for example when service user request or purchases condoms, when oral contraceptive pills are dispensed and supplied to patients and when supplying EHC (including those who purchase it).
  • Advise on how to utilise the Chlamydia/Gonorrhoea kit, how to return it for testing and what will happen following completion of the test in line with the approach adopted by the council.
  • Provide Chlamydia treatment (when accredited) in line with the requirements of a locally agreed Patient Group Direction (PGD).
  • Provide free condoms to people 16-24 years including those accessing EHC and/or Chlamydia/Gonorrhoea testing and treatment intervention.
  • Provide information on the range of contraception choices available including Long Activing Reversible Contraception (LARC) in order to prevent further unwanted conceptions and pregnancies.

Demonstrate compliance with all relevant national standards for service quality and clinical governance including compliance with the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive
Healthcare Contraceptive Choices for Young People.

Location of service

Hertfordshire LPC


Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Service type

Sexual health

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