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Sexual health and contraception

  • Services are free, confidential, friendly and supportive
  • We are open to everyone, young and old

All Bristol sexual health clinic sites

  • Sexually transmitted infection (STI aka STD) tests
  • Standard tests for chlamydia and gonorrhoea
  • Advice about tests for HIV, syphilis and hepatits
  • Contraception
    • Condoms
    • Emergency contraception
    • Implants
    • Contraceptive pills
    • Injection (Depo)
    • Implants*
    • IUS or IUD's (aka coil)**
    • Pills
    • Injection (Depo)
  • Treatment for common STIs including initial treatment of genital warts
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Cervical smears
  • Help with other issues such as sexual difficulties, reproductive health, period or menopause problems
  • Referral to other services when appropriate 

*Implant pre-fitting advice

**IUS/IUD Pre-fitting advice 

Bristol Sexual Health Centre (Central Health Clinic)

  • All of the above, plus
  • Testing of HIV, syphilis and hepatitis B and C
  • Men with:
    • disharge
    • testicular pain
    • urinary problems
    • chronic non-specific urethritis
  • Sexual health advice (in person or over the phone) / collect your results in person.
  • PEPSE (Post Exposure Prophylaxis following sexual exposure to HIV). (More info)
  • Management of persistant problems
  • Management of recurrent vaginal discharge (with some on-the spot testing)
  • A range of treatments for genital warts
  • Hepatitis A and B vaccinations for those who have, or will be at risk.
  • Specialist advice for:
    • Men who have sex with men
    • Women who have sex with women
    • Men and women who sell sex
    • Medical advice for people who've been sexually assaulted (further services also available here)
    • Contraception for people with other medical conditions
    • Ongoing sexual and reproductive health problems 

Young peoples clinics

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