STIs: surveillance, data, screening and management

The surveillance and epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Public Health England (PHE) collects data on sexual health services and sexually transmitted infections diagnosed in genito-urinary medicine (GUM) services and other clinical and community-based settings in England. PHE also collects data on all NHS and local council and NHS-commissioned chlamydia testing carried out in England.

More information on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is available on NHS.UK.

Data collection


Regional reports

  1. Sexually transmitted infections: London data
  2. Sexually transmitted infections: north-east data
  3. Sexually transmitted infections: south-east data
  4. Sexually transmitted infections: north-west data
  5. Sexually transmitted infections: south-west data
  6. Sexually transmitted infections: Yorkshire and Humber data
  7. Sexually transmitted infections: East Midlands data
  8. Sexually transmitted infections: East of England data
  9. Sexually transmitted infections: West Midlands data


The British Association for Sexual Health & HIV (BASHH) issues guidelines for the diagnosis, treatment and management of all sexually transmitted infections.

National chlamydia screening programme (NCSP): guidelines and resources.

Published 31 July 2014
Last updated 5 March 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Sexually transmitted infections: West Midlands data' to Regional reports section.
  2. Added ‘Sexual and reproductive health: Spend and Outcome Tool (SPOT)’ guidance under ‘Data collection’ section.
  3. Added Sexually transmitted infections in the Yorkshire and Humber: 2016 data.
  4. Added 'Sexually transmitted infections: East Midlands data'.
  5. Added ‘Doxycycline as post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for STIs’.
  6. Added 'Sexually transmitted infections: South East data'.
  7. Added 'Sexually transmitted infections: North East data'.
  8. Added 'Sexually transmitted infections: North West data'.
  9. Added 'Sexually transmitted infections: East of England data'.
  10. Added new report, 'Sexually transmitted infections: London data'.
  11. Added new report, Sexually transmitted infections: South West data.
  12. Added East Midlands 2015 data to epidemiology group.
  13. Added 'Sexual and reproductive health in England: local and national data'.
  14. Added Sexually transmitted infections: East of England 2015 data.
  15. Added Sexually transmitted infections: North West 2015 data.
  16. Added South East and London data for 2015.
  17. Added ‘Chlamydia: guidance on reporting in CTAD and GUMCADv2’ under data collection.
  18. Added London 2014 report to collection.
  19. First published.