Sexual Health Services

Please note:  You may find there are differences between Staffordshire County Council and Stoke on Trent City Council Sexual Health Services.  

Please ensure that the service you are reading about is relevant to your pharmacy location and to the client you are speaking to.

Staffordshire Sexual Health Services

From 1st April 2022  a service has been commissioned by Staffordshire and Telford & Wrekin Local Authorities combined for a range of sexual health services. The lead organisation is Central Health Solutions, who are responsible for arranging sub contracts with pharmacy contractors, liaising with the Local Authority and managing payments to community pharmacies. Recording and claiming for the four sexual health services is through a revised PharmOutcomes module. Note that there are revised questions to ask the patient, mainly around safeguarding.
If you have any issues with the contract then they can be contacted at
The SLA, which all pharmacies will need to sign in order to provide any or all of the service can be found below:-
See here for the extension letter for the PGD until 31st October 2024 PGD extension April 2024 (Staffs)

Emergency Hormonal Contraception

PGDs to deliver this service, and a list of pharmacies who have contracted to offer this service are below:

2022 LNG EC PGD Staffordshire FINAL

2022 UPA EC PGD Staffordshire FINAL

List of Pharmacies

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Testing

The list of pharmacies offering take home test kits can be found below

List of Pharmacies

Chlamydia Treatment

The two PGDs and list of participating pharmacies can be found below:

Azithromycin PGD Staffordshire FINAL

Doxcycline PGD Staffordshire FINAL

List of Pharmacies

C- Card Participation

The list of pharmacies signed up to participate in the C-Card condom distribution service can be found below

List of Pharmacies

Sexual Health Clinics in Staffordshire

Information on Sexual Health Clinics in and near Staffordshire can be found via the links below:

Openclinic   – Sexual Health Services in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin
Russell’s Hall Hospital, Dudley
Embrace -Wolverhampton Sexual Health Service
Umbrella –  Sutton Coldfield
Wish -Walsall Integrated Sexual Health Service

Stoke-on-Trent Sexual Health Services

The Stoke-on-Trent service allows EHC supply to females aged 13 upwards from all participating pharmacies. All EHC services are recorded on PharmOutcomes but you must ensure that you are using the correct PGDs etc. Please find below the PGDs for the provision of Levonorgestrel and Ulipristal Acetate as emergency contraception in Stoke-on-Trent Pharmacies
See here for the extension letter for the PGD until 30th June PGD extension April 2024 (Stoke)

For more information and to find local pharmacies who provide the services, head over to Emergency Contraception – Open Clinic – at the bottom of the page are drop down lists with up to date pharmacy details.


Key Information

Central Health Solutions (Staffordshire Pharmacies) for Staffordshire Sexual Health Services

Emergency Contraception – Open Clinic for information on which pharmacies proved the services

Summary of Services Across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent