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Sexual Health

The aims of this locally commissioned service (LCS) are to ensure that high-quality sexual healthcare is provided by practices to patients.

This service has the following objectives: 

  • Increase the testing and diagnosis of sexual transmitted infections including chlamydia and HIV, HBV, HCV, gonorrhoea and syphilis, with an emphasis on identifying those at highest risk.
  • Ensure high quality management and follow up of those found to have STIs.
  • Provision of free condoms and pregnancy tests to patients in consultations.
  • Develop systems to increase tailored, high quality, contraception follow-up of patients who have had abortions.
  • Increase in number of GP practice staff that have attended primary care sexual health training. 

Specification Document

Sexual Health LCS Specification 2021–22

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

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Review date: Mar 31st, 2022