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Sexual health clinics

Getting checked out...

GUM services are no longer offered from the Leicester Royal Infirmary or Loughborough Hospital. There are also now a number of other sites where you can access services.

For details of your new local clinics, please see below.

Sexual Health services within Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland are:

Free, friendly, confidential services, which can check for all sexually transmitted infections, offer HIV testing, advice & support around a range of issues, and a Hep B vaccination programme.

Sexual Health Clinic Hubs

There are full sexual health clinics at both:

  • St Peter's Health Centre, Leicester

  • Loughborough Health Centre, Loughborough

Both of which offer:

Free, confidential services offering a choice of walk-in or appointments to provide all your sexual health needs, including:

  • STI testing, including HIV tests

  • A full range of contraception including IUD/IUS implants

  • Management of complex contraception, including missing threads and other IUD/IUS/Implant problems

  • Emergency contrception

  • Pregnancy testing and onward referral

  • Psychosexual services

  • Post Exposure HIV Prophylaxis - PEP/PEPSE

  • Free condoms and lubricant

Clinic opening times can be viewed and downloaded from the right hand menu on this page.

Clinic Details

St. Peter's Health Centre, Sparkenhoe Street, Leicester, LE2 0TA

Loughborough Health Centre, Pinfold Gate, Loughborough, LE11 1DQ

Telephone: 0300 124 0102 or 0800 318 908

Want an appointment? Click here to book an appointment.

Using Sexual Health Service Clinics

Confidentiality

No-one will be contacted with details of your sexual health test without your permission, not even:

  • Your GP

  • Your partner

  • Your parents

  • Other hospital departments

  • Other agencies (e.g. insurance companies)

Who can come to the Clinic?

  • Anyone can have a check-up.

  • It doesn't matter how old or young you are.

  • You don't need a letter from your doctor.

  • You can come by yourself or bring a friend or partner for support.

At both Sexual Health Clinics, treatment is FREE and is dispensed from within the Clinic.

  • Male and female doctors are available.

  • Waiting times can vary depending upon demand and you will be told how long the wait is upon arrival. It is suggested to go as early as possible at the start of drop-in clinic times and no later than 30 minutes before the end of the clinic.

  • If you are aged 24 and under, it is recommended to use the dedicated CHOICES clinics (see below).

You can see a Health Advisor for a confidential chat or just information:

  • Without seeing a doctor.

  • Before or after seeing a doctor.

  • Without an appointment.

Appointments

Appointments are available for mornings and afternoons.

To book an appointment for either St Peter's Sexual Health Clinic, or the Loughborough Sexual Health Clinic, you will need to call 0300 124 0102 or 0800 318 908

Alternatively, you can visit www.leicestersexualhealth.nhs.uk to book your appointment online.

If you cannot keep your appointment please telephone: 0300 124 0102 or 0800 318 908

Local Sexual Health & Contraceptive Clinics

There are a variety of GP practices and health centres in both the city and county where you will be able to access sexual health and contraceptive services.

These clinics will be able to offer you free, confidential services offering a choice of walk-in or appointments to provide all your sexual health needs, including:

  • STI testing, including HIV tests

  • A full range of contraception including IUD/IUS implants

  • Management of complex contraception, includging missing threads and other IUD/IUD/Implant problems

  • Emergency contraception

  • Pregnancy testing and onward referral

  • Psychosexual services

  • Post Exposure HIV Prophylaxis - PEP/PEPSE

  • Free condoms and lubricant

Clinic Opening Times

You can view and download a full list of your local clinic opening times from the right hand menu at the top of this page.

Local Clinics - City

  • Beaumont Leys Health Centre, 1 Littlewood Close, LE4 0UZ (under 25 only clinic

  • St. Peter's Health Centre (Sexual Health Clinic Hub), Sparkenhoe Street, LE2 0TA

  • Westcotes Health Centre, Fosse Road South, Leicester, LE3 OLP (appointment only clinic)

Local Clinics - County & Rutland

  • Coalville Community Hospital, Bromleys Road, Coalville, LE67 4DE (appointments for all and under 25 clinic only)

  • Hinckley Health Centre, Hill Street, Hinckley, LE10 1DS (appointments for all and under 25 clinic only)

  • Loughborough Health Centre (Sexual Health Clinic Hub), Pinfold Gate, Loughborough, LE11 1DQ

  • Market Harborough District Hospital, Coventry Road, Market Harborough, LE16 9DD

  • Rutland Memorial Hospital, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6NT (appointment only clinic)

  • St. Mary's Hospital, Melton Mowbray, Thrope Road, LE13 1SJ (appointment only clinic)

SHACC Clinics

SHACC (Sexual Health And Contraceptive Clinics) is an intergrated, networked, NHS sexual health service in Leicester, which provides contraception and early pregnancy advice as well as investigation and treatment for sexually tranmitted infections from GP practices.

Appointments take place at ordinary surgeries which will help to preserve your confidentiality. However, be aware that at some SHACC clinics notes of your visit or consultation may be added to your GP medical notes.

You do not need to be registered at a SHACC practice to get an appointment.

For the most up to date practice and appointment information visit www.shacc.co.uk

For infomation, or to book an appointment, please contact 0800 7566 277 or visit www.shacc.co.uk

CHOICES - Clinics for 24s and under

A free, confidential and friendly service, staffed by a team of nurses for young people aged 24 and under. These clinics are held in a number of places, including medical/health centres and youth venues as well as schools, colleges and universities during term time across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

The service offers:

 • Testing and treatment for sexual infections

 • Contraceptive pills

 • Contraceptive injection

 • Contraceptive implant

 • Emergency contraceptive pill (morning after pill)

 • Free pregnancy testing, and referral for abortion (or to a midwife)

 • Free condoms 

Please note:

 • Clinics held in schools, colleges and universities will run during term time only and can be used by students studying there.

 • Clinics held in medical/health centres and youth venues will be closed during all public bank holidays.

To find out more about the CHOICES clinics, visit the Leicester Sexual Health CHOICES page

Dates of closure for training

Clinics at St. Peters and Loughborough will be closed between 9am - 1:30pm for staff training on:

Thursday 4th August 2016

 
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