Trade Sexual Health

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services & support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual
and trans communities of Leicester,
Leicestershire & Rutland

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Covid-19 Update June 21

Thursday, 24th June 2021

Covid -19  Update

Restoration of Trade services

Trade are restoring some of our key services in line with the current Covid-19 restrictions.

Operational services:

Testing & STI prevention services

HIV testing at home - Assisted HIV testing – online

We are now offering weekly HIV assisted testing services online every Monday and Friday via Microsoft Teams and Zoom.

Monday - 12pm – 5pm (Last appointment starts at 4:30pm)

Friday  - 12pm – 2pm (last appointment starts at 1:30pm)

You’ll be allotted 30 minutes for the booking slot where we will guide you through the process in real time as well as providing any additional support you may need. You can also use this opportunity to ask us any questions regarding your sexual health and our services that are currently operational.

More info: Remote assisted HIV services 

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HIV testing at Trade - Assisted HIV testing – in-person

You are now able to make an appointment and come into the Trade offices for us to support you with your blood samples every Monday and Friday.

Monday - 12pm – 5pm (Last appointment starts at 4:30pm)

Friday  - 12pm – 2pm (last appointment starts at 1:30pm)

You’ll be allotted 30 minutes for the booking slot where we will support you with obtaining an adequate blood sample as part of your HIV home sampling test kit.

The test kit is not provided - please order in advance for free by visiting bit.ly/TSHhivpost

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HIV testing at Trade – Rapid HIV test – in-person

Trade have restored their Rapid HIV testing Kwik Prick service every Monday at the Trade offices every Monday.

Monday - 12pm – 5pm (Last appointment starts at 4:30pm)

Results available within 20 minutes. Support available before and after testing. This service is only available to gay and bisexual men and other men having sex with men living across Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland and all new arrivals from outside of the UK living in Leicester City.

Make an appointment


 

Postal STI testing kits – online

Order your free postal STI testing kit from our website, this will test for HIV, Syphilis, Gonorrhoea and Chlamydia. The contents will be packed within discreet non-trademarked packaging.

Order here: Postal STI testing kit


 

C-Card registration – in-person

You can come tot the Trade offices to register and pick up free condoms and lube as part of the c-card scheme every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Monday and Friday  - 10am – 2pm

Wednesday 3pm – 5pm

Want to sign up to the C-Card to be able to pick up free condoms from a number of locations across Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland? You can register for the C-Card service with us as well as take some packs away the very same day.

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Safer sex packs for men – online and in-person

You are now able to come to the Trade offices to collect your free safer sex pack for gay and bi guys across Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays.

Monday and Friday  - 10am – 2pm

Wednesday 3pm – 5pm

For this service, make a booking for the C-Card registration on our booking page.

Make an appointment

We are still offering our postal services form online orders for gay and bi guys across Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland. Your safer sex pack will be posted to your chosen address and will include condoms, lube. The contents will be packed within discreet non-trademarked packaging.

Order here: Safer sex packs


 

Support & group services

Approach counselling - online and in-person

New and self-referrals for clients accepted for counselling sessions both online via Microsoft teams and in person at the Trade offices.

More info: Approach Counselling


 

Informatin & guidance - phone/email

Email or phone us if you require any information or guidance around your sexual and/or mental health.

Email: info@tradesexualhealth.com

0116 254 1747


Dosti – online

Dosti is still running online every last Friday of the month for South Asian and Middle Eastern LGBT people.

Email: makinder@tradesexualhealth.com


 

Non-operational services:

Men’s Clinic

CLINIC xtra Men’s clinic (saunas)

Alternative services:

STI testing

Leicester sexual Health 0300 124 0102

SH:24 Free online postal STI testing http://bit.ly/TSHstipost

HIV testing

HIV testing at Trade - Assisted HIV testing

HIV testing at Trade – Rapid HIV test

Make an appointment


 

Support & group services

Face-to-face information & guidance

Phone or email for this service

Phone: 0116 254 1747

Email: info@tradesexualhealth.com

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