Coronavirus (Covid-19) Clinic update
Is Sexual Health still open during Lockdown? Yes, we are still open but we are operating slightly differently:
- Our walk in and wait clinics remain closed for the foreseeable future. Do not attend our clinics without a booked appointment.
- If you have no symptoms but want an STI test click here to access our online testing services.
- For all other contraception and STI concerns please ring 01903 285199 to speak to a member of staff who will book an appointment
(telephone or face-to-face according to need) or refer you to an appropriate service.
- If you experiencing any of the following symptoms, please make it known to the call centre operator:
Males: Genital pain, discharge, dysuria (pain passing urine), sores or blisters
Females: Genital pain, sores or blisters
Unsure if you need an appointment? Click below for our NEW online triage:
If you have been asked to attend:
- When entering any of our clinics a surgical mask should be worn at all times – these can be supplied. This is national guidance for all NHS locations.
- Please make sure you come alone (if possible) and try to avoid arriving early for your appointment.
- If you are unable to make your appointment, it is important that you let us know. Click here to cancel your appointment online.
If you have a new continuous cough, high temperature, loss of taste or smell, or have been in close contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus:
- Stay at home and avoid close contact with people
- DO NOT come to this clinic, your GP surgery, pharmacy or hosptal
- Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service. Click here to find out what to do next.
Important information for people living with HIV
- Individuals with well controlled HIV are NOT at increased risk from COVID19.
- You do not need to attend clinic for blood tests to check your CD4 count.
- Please follow general NHS advice about how to protect yourself from coronavirus or click here to see the BHIVA website for more guidance.
- For those with new HIV diagnosis or not on treatment, our Doctors will have contacted you should you need to take any additional precautions.
Important information for people experiencing Domestic Violence
- If you or anyone you know is experiencing domestic violence, please click here for services that can help you
If you need any further advice on how we are operating during the pandemic, please contact us by clicking here or by calling our central booking line on 01903 285199