Fitting and Removal of Contraceptive Implants

Islington
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Fitting and Removal of Contraceptive Implants

This Locally Commissioned Service (LCS) supports the fitting and removal of contraceptive implants in primary care. The service has the following objectives:

  • Provide an accessible fitting and removal of contraceptive implants service in general practice as part of a range of contraception choices for women
  • Raise awareness of the benefits of contraceptive implants by providing high quality advice, support and information on the full range of contraception methods to all women seeking contraception, and particularly to women aged under 25
  • Provide information on good sexual health to women of all ages and particularly to women aged under 25
  • Ensure that all women aged 15-24 who receive this service also receive a chlamydia screen (referral where appropriate)
  • Ensure that all women are assessed for risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV (referral where appropriate) 

Specification Document

Contraceptive Implant LCS Service Specification 2021–22

PDF, 342.5 KB

Appendices

Public Health LCS Covid-19 guidance (and Q3 payment update)

PDF, 325.01 KB

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Overview

Submission
Jan 21st, 2021

Update
Jan 21st, 2021


Last updated: Apr 1st, 2021
Review date: Mar 31st, 2022