Sexual Health

Sexual Health

There are some STIs, like chlamydia, that you could be carrying without having any symptoms. This infection can affect fertility, so it’s important to make use of the sexual health services available for free on the NHS.

Information during COVID – Date: 20.05.20

Sexual Health Services continue to provide Contraception, GUM test and treat and HIV treatment and care during COVID – 19 restrictions.
The service offer has been revised, currently there is no ‘drop in’ and patients are required to contact the service via the central booking line 0300 1234 154 Monday to Friday 9-5pm.
The will be assessed/ triaged by a sexual health clinician as to whether they can be dealt with remotely or require a face to face appointment. The service is now offering online STI testing kits. Lancashire residents can access a screen by completing a request form on www.lancashiresexualhealth.nhs.uk.

Useful Resources:

Sex & Young People
A comprehensive guide to the questions you may have about sex from the NHS

Sexually Transmitted Infections
Issues, symptoms and treatments

Sexual Health FAQs
Expert answers from a qualified Doctor

If you are worried regarding your sexual health feel free to make an appointment to see a doctor at the surgery or contact the local GUM clinic.

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