Trade Sexual Health

Free, confidential health advice, information,
services & support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual
and trans communities of Leicester,
Leicestershire & Rutland

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CLINIC xtra - LGB&T clinic


Book via Trade's online booking form and select CLINIC xtra.


Click the image above or CLICK HERE to make a booking

Appointment slots are between 12:00 noon until 1:00pm. There will be a very limited number of drop-in appointments will also be available between 1:00-2:00pm, so booking an appointment is advised to be guaranteed to be seen.

You will be asked to wear a face covering during your visit to this clinic (unless you are medically exempt) and asked to sanitise your hands before entry. Face masks will also be available if you do not bring one yourself.

You can still access a full sexual health screening via online STI postal testing kits. Click here to order.

We understand that in some cases having an HIV or STI test kit delivered to your place of residence and/or carrying out the test at home may not be feasible or convenient for several reasons. If so, please contact us to discuss other options available for you.

If you are displaying symptoms of any sexually transmitted infections, you are advised to call Leicester Sexual Health on 0300 124 0102 for a phone consultation during their usual opening hours.

CLINIC xtra - The full sexual health check for LGB&T communities

At the end of 2015 Trade has opened full sexual health screening at their offices in partnership with Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Sexual Health Services.

The aim of this service is to allow lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people to access all the screening expected from a local NHS sexual health clinic in an informal setting in Leicester City Centre.

The screening involves the choice of two types of tests, depending on your history, you may be advised to complete both;

  • Urine sample and/or swab tests from the throat/rectum/cervix (whichever is applicable) to test for chlamydia and gonorrhoea.

  • Blood testing for syphilis, HIV and Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C (where advised).

(You can find more information about above listed sexually transmitted infections and sexual health here)

The clinic is in a private room on site to ensure confidentiality. All information is kept strictly confidential and clients will be notified about the results within 10 - 14 days through text (other options also available). You will only be contacted by phone if you have any positive results.

The weekly clinics are targeted to all members of LGB&T communities and we particularly welcome lesbian and trans communities who may appreciate professional, informal and supportive atmosphere at Trade.

We called it CLINIC xtra as we would like to welcome our clients to service beyond medical. While waiting in the drop in area, clients can catch up on the latest news, find out about Trade services, or talk to Trade worker available on site. Safer sex packs are also available and free to take away with a variety of resources available.

CLINIC xtra Details

Date: Every Friday
Time: 12:00 – 2:00pm (last screening at 1:40pm)
Place: Trade Sexual Health, 2nd Floor, 27 Bowling Green Street, Leicester, LE1 6AS

Click here to book via Trade's online booking form and select CLINIC xtra.

A very limited number of drop-in appointments will also be available between 1:00-2:00pm.

Cancelled Clinics

Unfortunately, due to nursing availability and public holidays, there will be no CLINIC xtra on the following dates:

  • Friday 9 Seotember 2022
  • Friday 30 September 2022

If you need to access sexual health services over this period, please attend your local sexual health service, click here for more details.