Chlamydia detection rate: considerations for commissioning
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Chlamydia: surveillance, data, screening and management and National Chlamydia Screening Programme (NCSP)
- 11 November 2014
Guidance for local authorities commissioning chlamydia screening on how to improve the detection rate indicator for their area.
Ref: 2014298 PDF, 576KB, 19 pages
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In this guidance the National Chlamydia Screening Programme (NCSP) outlines ways to improve the effectiveness and value for money of chlamydia screening in a local authority’s population of 15 to 24 year olds.
The guidance suggests a number of activities to support local authorities to work towards achieving the Department of Health recommended chlamydia detection rate of 2,300 chlamydia diagnoses per 100,000 15 to 24 year olds, a Health Protection indicator within the Public Health Outcomes Framework.
Published: 11 November 2014