FSRH submission to NHS England’s consultation on its Clinical Commissioning Policy Proposition for PrEP - September 2016

Posted 23 September 2016

Date: 23 Sep 2016

Type: FSRH Consultation Responses

FSRH responds to NHS England’s clinical commissioning policy proposition Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent the acquisition of HIV in adults

In this submission FSRH welcomes NHS England’s overall proposal for the commissioning of PrEP. However, FSRH takes care to raise concerns about the potential negative impact NHS England’s proposed funding mechanism may have on increasingly stretched sexual and reproductive healthcare budgets and service delivery. Ultimately, FSRH urges NHS England to fund the commissioning of PrEP from its own budget.

Read the full response below.