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Chlamydia Infection: Screening

Volume 464: debated on Thursday 11 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what percentage of primary care trusts participated in the chlamydia screening programme in the most recent period for which figures are available; which primary care trusts are not participating in the programme; and if he will make a statement. (156810)

As of 30 June 2007, the screening programme has been successfully rolled out to 64 per cent. of primary care trusts (PCTs). The vast majority of the remaining PCTs have active plans in place and have started recruiting staff to begin screening by the end of December 2007. At the end of June, the PCTs that have not indicated a start date to the Health Protection Agency (HPA) are given in the following list.

List of PCTs where plans to commence screening by the end of December 2007 have not been submitted to the HPA.






National Chlamydia Screening programme as of 30 June 2007.