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New vasectomy service announced

Herts Valleys Community Vasectomy Service

Following the outcome of the ‘Let’s Talk’ public consultation last summer, where a decision was made to provide a vasectomy service, Herts Valleys CCG is pleased to announce that following a period of procurement the contract has been awarded to Tollgate Clinic Ltd. The contract, in place for three years, is for a Community Non-Scalpel Vasectomy Service for patients aged 18 years and over who are registered with a Herts Valleys GP.

Tollgate are Quality Care Commission (CQC) registered currently providing NHS services such as carpel tunnel services for North East Essex CCG and South East Essex CCG, and vasectomy services for East and North Hertfordshire CCG.

The new service, launched 4 June 2018, can be accessed via GP referral and will be available to all west Herts patients following consultation.

For more information: http://hertsvalleysccg.nhs.uk/publications/policies/4422-vasectomy-and-reversal-final-policy

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