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Chlamydia Pathway - Partner notification

Partner notification:

  • patients should be offered a choice of partner notification method:
    • patient referral – patient themselves inform partners
    • provider referral – healthcare provider informs partners anonymously
    • contract referral – healthcare provider notifies partners after an agreed period if patient has not done so
  • method of notification should be agreed for each partner identified, and documented
  • ensure patient has appropriate information for partners, including written information on:
    • how to access testing services
    • types of tests and treatment
    • information on safer sex

 

See the Patient Resources node for further information and resources for patient and caregivers



Last updated : Monday, April 09, 2018
Next review date : Tuesday, April 09,2019


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