Are you under 25?

Are you under 25?

  • No symptoms doesn’t mean no STI... in 80% of cases there are NO symptoms.
  • Even if you’re positive, chlamydia & gonorrhoea are easily treated with antibiotics.
  • Early diagnosis & treatment lowers the risk of developing painful complications including infertility.
  • Brighton & Hove has one of the highest rates of STI’s in the country – don’t be a statistic.

‘No worries: A guide to sexual health testing’

“I’m here about my trouser snake….” Whatever you call it, watch our latest video ‘NO WORRIES: A guide to sexual health testing!http://bit.ly/2oBMo2I

“I’m here about my vadge….” Getting a sexual health check doesn’t have to be scary or embarrassing. Staff are there to help and getting tested is quick and easy! Watch our latest videohttps://youtu.be/6TvgiqORm6s?t=5 ‘NO WORRIES: A guide to sexual health testing!http://bit.ly/2oBMo2I

.

Where can I get tested?

You can access screening for STI’s at the following locations and also from your G.P. You will be asked a few questions about your sexual history and the type of sex you have. Staff are not there to judge you but to offer you support and guidance. The information you provide will not be shared with anyone, not even your parents!

Can’t get to a clinic? Email name, address & DOB to SC-TR.BrightonCASH@nhs.net & a test kit will be sent to you in an unmarked envelope.

SHAC CENTRAL – Morley Street, Brighton, BN2 9RE
Monday – Friday walk-in and wait – click here for more times and more details

SHAC EAST – Claude Nicol Centre, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 5BE
Monday – Friday by appointment – call 01273 523388 or click on link to book online;  Saturday – walk-in and wait for emergencies only from 10am (doors open at 0945)

SHAC WEST – Wish Park Surgery, 191 Portland Road, Hove, BN3 5JA (Under 25’s only)
Monday – Friday 3-6pm walk-in and wait for a check up if you don’t have any symptoms

Clinic T – for anyone who identifies as trans, non-binary or gender variant
Lawson Unit, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 1HS  Tel: 01273 523388
The clinic runs every month and upcoming dates are posted here.
All services are free and completely confidential; staff have been trained in trans awareness. http://transhealth.ucsf.edu/trans?page=guidelines-stis

Clinic W – for anyone who identifies as being a woman
Claude Nicol Centre, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 5BE  Tel: 01273 523388
This clinic is open on Tuesday evenings 5 – 8PM and is by appointment only
More information here.

Clinic M – for gay & bisexual men & other men who have sex with men regardless of HIV status
Claude Nicol Centre, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 5BE  Tel: 01273 523388
There are 8 walk in slots from 5 – 6pm and appointments from 6pm
This clinic is open on Wednesday evenings 5 – 8pm
More information here.

 

Other services across the city include:

Brighton Station Health Centre – Aspect House, 84-87 Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE
Tel: 0333 321 0946
Walk-in appointments are available between 9am-11:40am and again from 2:30pm-6:30pm daily.
Pre-bookable appointments are available between 8am-8:40am and 1:30pm-2:10pm. You can pre-book an appointment by calling 0333 321 0946
You do not need to be registered to drop-in
http://www.brightonstationhealthcentre.nhs.uk/sexual-health-services

Young People’s Centre – 69 Ship Street, Brighton, BN1 1AE (13-25 years)
Tel: 01273 887886 -> Drop-in:
Monday 4-7pm
Thursday 4-7pm
http://youngpeoplescentre.org.uk/health/

67 Centre, Hodshrove Lane, Brighton BN2 4RW (12 -17 years)
Tel: 07772269761
Drop-in: Thursdays 5:30 – 7:30pm
http://brightonandhoveyouthcollective.org.uk/thursday-night-youth-club-at-the-67-centre/

Terrence Higgins Trust – 61 Ship Street, Brighton, BN1 1AE
Tel: 01273 764200
Drop-in for gay & bisexual men
Monday: 10am-8pm
Tuesday to Friday 10am-5pm
http://www.tht.org.uk/sexual-health/Clinics-and-Services/Browse-For-Services/HIV-and-STI-testing/HIV-testing/HIV-testing/HIV-testing-Brighton

.

.

For LGBT support you can find loads of information here

For more information on STIs you can have a look here