26.1 The Lead Member considered a report seeking approval for the proposed service model changes for the new specialist sexual health service that will launch 1st October 2022.
26.2 The Lead Member RESOLVED to:
26.3 The proposed changes to the new service model builds on accepted innovations and developments within the specialist sexual health service. This includes the increasing use of online service provision and changes to the way patients access services due to the impact of COVID-19 restrictions. The new service model will increase access for residents in all parts of the county with sufficient mitigation through outreach teams and working with other services to develop clear pathways and a simple service to cater for disadvantaged groups.