A range of sexual health services are offered at the surgery including:
- contraception and contraception advice
- emergency contraception and emergency contraception advice
- testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), such as chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhoea and genital warts
- testing and counselling for HIV and AIDS
If you need advice and support with a sexual health matter or you think you have a problem you would like to discuss, please call the surgery to make an appointment.
Sexual health services are freely available for everyone.
You can also contact the St Albans city Hospital Department of GU Medicine on 01727 897333/332.
We offer a free chlamydia test to all young adults aged between 15-24 years.
- It’s free
- It’s quick
- It’s confidential
You do NOT need to see a doctor or nurse to have the test – you can take the test yourself. Simply obtain a testing kit from the surgery reception.
Facts about Chlamydia
- Chlamydia is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection
- People who are 24 and under and sexually active are more likely to get chlamydia
- 1 in 14 people 24 and under who are tested, have chlamydia
- It affects both men and women
- Most people who have chlamydia don’t know they’ve got it
If you are 24 or under and have been sexually active, it is recommended that you take a chlamydia test every year, or every time you change a sexual partner.
For more information about chlamydia, go to www.c-sure.org.uk
Clinic U – LGBTQ+
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