PERFORMANCE: NHS Hampshire performance is exceeding its screening target for chlamydia, while NHS Portsmouth and NHS Southampton are showing slight underperformance.

Solent NHS Trust board papers show that at the end of September, the figure for the NHS Hampshire area stood at 11.4 per cent against a target of 10.8 per cent.

However NHS Portsmouth’s figure was 13.3 per cent against a target of 14.6 per cent, while

NHS Southampton reached 8.2 per cent against a target of 9.5 per cent.