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Sexual health clinics

Getting checked out...

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 and HPV vaccination programme.

Sexual Health Clinic Hubs

There are full sexual health clinics at both:

  • Haymarket Health, Floor 1, Haymarket Shopping 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 contraception

  • Pregnancy testing and onward referral

  • Psychosexual services

  • Post Exposure HIV Prophylaxis - PEP/PEPSE

  • Free condoms and lubricant

  • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis sign-up (PrEP Impact Trial)

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

 

Clinic Details

Haymarket Health, Floor 1, Haymarket Shopping Centre, Leicester, LE1 3YT

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

Telephone: 0300 124 0102 or 0800 318 908

 

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 what your age is (unless attending a CHOICES clinic, which is only open to those aged 24 and under).

  • 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 Monday to Friday at various times.

To book an appointment at either Haymarket Health, or Loughborough Health Centre, you will need to call 0300 124 0102 or 0800 318 908

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, including 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

Click here to find the latest opening times for your nearest clinic

Local Clinics - City

  • Beaumont Leys Health Centre, 1 Littlewood Close, LE4 0UZ (appointment only clinic)

  • New Parks Youth Centre, St Oswalds Road, Leicester, LE3 6RJ (24 and under-only clinic)

  • Merridale Medical Centre, 5 Fullhurst Avenue, Leicester, LE3 1BL (24 and under-only clinic)

  • Haymarket Health (Sexual Health Clinic Hub), Floor 1, Haymarket Shopping Centre, Leicester, LE1 3YT (open to all ages, drop-in & appointments)

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

Local Clinics - County & Rutland

  • Coalville Community Hospital, Broom Leys Road, Coalville, LE67 4DE (24 and under-only clinic)

  • Hinckley Health Centre, Hill Street, Hinckley, LE10 1DS (24 and under-only clinic)

  • Loughborough Health Centre (Sexual Health Clinic Hub), Pinfold Gate, Loughborough, LE11 1DQ (open to all ages, drop-in & appointments)

  • St Luke's Hospital - Market Harborough, Treatment Centre, 1st Floor, 33 Leicester Road Market Harborough LE16 7BN (24 and under-only clinic)

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

SHACC Clinics

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

These clinics will be able to offer you free, confidential services offering appointments to providing:

  • STI testing

  • IUD/IUS implant fittings and removals

  • Coil fittings and removals

Practices that offer these services are:

  • De Montfort Surgery, 100 Mill Lane, LE2 7HX

  • Victoria Park Health Centre (formerly Freemans Common Health Centre), 203 Victoria Park Road, LE2 1XD

  • Saffron Health 612 Saffron Lane, LE2 6TD / 509 Saffron Lane, LE2 6UL

  • The Charnwood Practice, The Merlin Vaz Health and Social Care Centre, 1 Spinney Hill Road, LE5 3GH

For information, or to book an appointment, please contact 0800 75 66 277 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

Haymarket Health and Loughborough Health Centre will be closed on the following dates:

  • Friday 19 April - Monday 22 April 2019 (inclusive)

 

Last update: 16 April 2019

Next update: February 2020

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