Please note - Our central booking line (01904 721111) will be unavailable daily after 3:30pm until further notice

We are experiencing significant demand for services within the trust. Our nursing teams are supporting hospital services with increased winter pressures and COVID activity.

As a result we will be running reduced lists at Monkgate, Scarborough, Selby and Harrogate.

Please be patient with our staff, they are working extremely hard to ensure that you get the most appropriate care as quickly as possible.

 

If you are experiencing severe pain and our clinics are closed please telephone NHS 111, for help and information 24 hours a day 365 days a year or attend the nearest A&E department.

 

Your GP may be able to help with your contraception needs.

 

If you require Sexual health/Contraception care, please continue to call our central booking line on 01904 721111 and press option 1.

Aged 17 or under? You can also text us on 07973 775692 to make an appointment Monday-Friday 8.15am-3:30pm.

 

If you are unable to speak on the phone for any other reason (i.e. hearing impairment or at risk within your home) you can email us on www.yorsexualhealth.org.uk/york/contact-us/

 

No symptoms but want an STI screen? Please order a testing kit online:

For York https://www.yorsexualhealth.org.uk/york/york-home/online-booking-and-testing/ 

For North Yorkshire https://www.yorsexualhealth.org.uk/north-yorkshire/north-yorkshire-home/online-booking-and-testing/  

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Support services

HIV treatment is highly effective in improving the quality of life of people living with HIV. Now, with U=U (undetectable = untransmittable), treatment is also an effective way of preventing passing on HIV to partners.

YorSexualHealth (YSH) runs a free and confidential support service for people living with HIV and their partners and carers in York and North Yorkshire.

We can support you with:

  • Self-management of your physical and mental health
  • Assistance with benefits and getting back into work or education
  • Peer support and group support opportunities
  • Symptoms management 

You can be referred to the service by a member of YSH staff or you can also fill in our self-referral form or email us at socialsupport@york.nhs.uk for more information.

You will be asked on arrival at clinic if you consent for our wellbeing and support team to contact you following your appointment to discuss support needs. If you would prefer to discuss this with the clinical team instead, please do not hesitate to do so.

The wellbeing and support team run HIV peer support groups online and in person, for you to discuss issues and share experiences with others. If this may be of interest, please speak to the clinical team or the wellbeing and support team for more details and the next dates.

Upcoming HIV support group sessions:

If you would like to attend a group support session email socialsupport@york.nhs.uk for more information.

If you have any questions please contact us: email socialsupport@york.nhs.uk or call 01904 725423 for more info on available support.

There are other services you can also access for support:

For further information on living with HIV and U=U you can visit:

Coco's story- Living with HIV:

Coco is living with HIV and was diagnosed late. Watch this video to listen to her story and hear about the importance of testing for HIV.