Baroness Gould of Potternewton – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Department of Health

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Baroness Gould of Potternewton on 2015-11-24.

To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they define open access in the context of mandatory open-access sexual health services.

Lord Prior of Brampton

Local authorities are mandated by legislation to commission open access sexual health services for everyone present in their area; this includes free testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections and notification of sexual partners of infected persons; and free contraception, and reasonable access to all methods of contraception.