Level 1 Sexual Health Service

Description

Level 1 Sexual Health Service is a Sexual Health Service.

Level 1 Sexual Health Services  provide Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) management and includes:

  • Sexual history-taking and risk assessment: Including assessment of need for emergency CONTRACEPTION and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) post-exposure prophylaxis following sexual exposure (PEPSE)

  • Signposting to appropriate Sexual Health Services

  • Chlamydia screening: Opportunistic screening for genital chlamydia in asymptomatic males and females under the age of 25

  • Asymptomatic Sexually Transmitted Infection screening and treatment of asymptomatic infections (except treatment for syphilis) in men (excluding men who have sex with men) and women

  • Partner notification of Sexually Transmitted Infections or onward referral for partner notification

  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus testing: Including appropriate pre-test discussion and giving results

  • Point of care Human Immunodeficiency Virus testing: Rapid result Human Immunodeficiency Virus testing using a validated test (with confirmation of positive results or referral for confirmation)

  • Screening and vaccination for Hepatitis B: Appropriate screening and vaccination for Hepatitis B in at-risk groups

  • Sexual health promotion: Provision of verbal and written sexual health promotion information

  • Condom distribution: Provision of condoms for safer sex

  • Psychosexual problems: Assessment and referral for psychosexual problems

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Level 1 Sexual Health Services

Where Used

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Data Element CLINIC TYPE (SEXUAL HEALTH SERVICE) references in description Level 1 Sexual Health Service
Attribute CLINIC TYPE FOR SEXUAL HEALTH SERVICE references in description Level 1 Sexual Health Service
NHS Business Definition Level 1 Sexual Health Service references in description Level 1 Sexual Health Service
NHS Business Definition Level 2 Sexual Health Service references in description Level 1 Sexual Health Service
NHS Business Definition Level 3 Genitourinary Medicine Service references in description Level 1 Sexual Health Service
NHS Business Definition Sexual Health Service references in description Level 1 Sexual Health Service