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Chlamydia testing in male further education college students
  1. James Holland,
  2. Pippa Oakeshott
  1. Population Health Research Institute, St George's, University of London, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to James Holland, St George's, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK; m1101270{at}

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The recent report from Public Health England describes persistently high rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in young people in the London Borough of Lambeth, with those from ethnic minorities particularly vulnerable.1 In a service evaluation pilot to inform clinical outreach in Lambeth, we explored how often (if at all) young, ethnically diverse, male further education (FE) students get tested for chlamydia, and how chlamydia testing could best be advertised and organised at an FE college.

In May 2015, male students aged 16–24 years in the public areas at Lambeth …

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  • Contributors PO is the Student Selected Component tutor to JH. PO had the original idea for the research. JH collected the data. Both JH and PO analysed the data, and drafted and revised the paper. JH is guarantor.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement A complete breakdown of the data from this research is available to anyone who would find it useful or interesting; please contact JH.