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Additional services Indicators

  • Cervical screening - go to this
  • Child health surveillance - go to this
  • Sexual Health - Contraception - go to this
  • Maternity services - go to this

    Cervical screening (CS)

    CS01 - 11 points
    The percentage of women aged from 25 to 64 (and Northern Ireland, in Scotland from 20 to 60 and from 20 to 64 in Wales) whose notes record that a cervical screening test has been performed in the preceding five years Standard 45 - 80%

    CS05 - 2 points
    The practice has a system for informing all women of the results of cervical smears

    CS06 - 2 points
    The practice has a policy for auditing its cervical screening service, and performs an audit of inadequate cervical smears in relation to individual smear-takers at least every 2 years

    CS07 - 7 points
    The practice has a protocol that is in line with national guidance and practice for the management of cervical screening, which includes staff training, management of patient call/ recall, exception reporting and the regular monitoring of inadequate smear rates.

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    Child Health Surveillance (CHS)

    CHS01 - 6 points
    Child development checks are offered at intervals that are consistent with national guidelines and policy.

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    Maternity Services (MAT)

    MAT01 - 6 points
    Ante-natal care and screening are offered according to current local guidelines.

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    Sexual Health - Contraception

    SH01 - 4 points
    The practice can produce a register of women who have been prescribed any method of contraception at least once in the last year, or other appropriate interval e.g. last 5 years for an IUS.

    SH02 - 3 points
    The percentage of women prescribed an oral or patch contraceptive method who have also received information from the practice about long acting reversible methods of contraception in the preceding 15 months. (payment stages
    50-90%)

    SH03 - 3 points
    The percentage of women prescribed emergency hormonal contraception at least once in the year by the practice who have received information from the practice about long acting reversible methods of contraception at the time of, or within 1 month of, the prescription. (payment stages
    50-90%)

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    Prepared By Jean Keenan