Service evaluation of an educational intervention to improve sexual health services in primary care implemented using a step-wedge design: analysis of chlamydia testing and diagnosis rate changes

@inproceedings{Town2016ServiceEO,
  title={Service evaluation of an educational intervention to improve sexual health services in primary care implemented using a step-wedge design: analysis of chlamydia testing and diagnosis rate changes},
  author={Katy Town and Cliodna McNulty and Ellie J. Ricketts and Thomas Nathan Hartney and Anthony Nardone and Kate A Folkard and Andre Charlett and J Kevin Dunbar},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Providing sexual health services in primary care is an essential step towards universal provision. However they are not offered consistently. We conducted a national pilot of an educational intervention to improve staff's skills and confidence to increase chlamydia testing rates and provide condoms with contraceptive information plus HIV testing according to national guidelines, known as 3Cs&HIV. The effectiveness of the pilot on chlamydia testing and diagnosis rates in general… CONTINUE READING