Practice nurses asked to increase chlamydia tests

June 2009
Practice Nurse;6/26/2009, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p7
Academic Journal
The article reports on a 2009 decision from the government of Great Britain to encourage practice nurses to carry out more chlamydia tests on young people. The decision came after data from the country's National Chlamydia Screening Programme revealed that only 44% of primary care trusts in the country in 2008-2009 met a target to test 17% of 15-24 year olds and that only 15.9% of 15-24 year olds were tested.


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