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Recommendations for Commissioning

Background papers: children :: Teenage pregnancy :: Recommendations for Commissioning

From April 2013 Medway Local Authority took over responsibility for commissioning the school nursing service and became responsible for the Healthy Child Programme 5–19 years, teenage pregnancy needs to be incorporated into all areas of the Healthy Child Programme and co–ordinated by the Child Health Programme Manager.

• Integrated Sexual Health Service with quality outcome indicators that focus on reducing teenage pregnancy
• Work to engage all schools in Medway with PSHE Association quality assured RSE resources
• Continue with Risk Avert programme to engage schools in working with young people identified ad being most vulnerable to risk
• Develop a dedicated teenage parent's pathway through health visiting