Important information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Until further notice all of our Queue & Wait, Test & Go and routine appointment services are suspended to help reduce the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to enable some of our staff to be re-deployed. This means that you are unable to be seen in the clinic without talking to our central booking team first.

Please call 01904 721111 to arrange a discussion with one of our clinical staff. If you feel the issue is URGENT e.g. you need emergency contraception, HIV post-exposure treatment or have new and significant symptoms, please let the booking team know.

Clinic Closures - As from week commencing 23rd March we will only operate clinics in York, Selby, Harrogate, Scarborough, Northallerton, Catterick and Skipton - all other clinics are temporarily suspended.

ONLINE SERVICES - free STI testing and condoms are available via the website for residents of York and North Yorkshire

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For information on coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit https://www.yorsexualhealth.org.uk/coronavirus-corvid-19-information/

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Privacy Policy

Privacy statement for YorSexualHealth

Information about our organisation

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is responsible for the content of this website and is fully compliant with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the NHS Confidentiality Code of Practice. The YorSexualHealth Chlamydia Screening Programme is managed by York Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and operates within the core requirements of the National Chlamydia Screening Programme (NCSP).

Contact us

YorSexualHealth can be contacted at Monkgate Health Centre, 31 Monkgate, York YO31 7WA, tel. 01904 721111.

NCSP details available at www.chlamydiascreening.nhs.uk

The YorSexualHealth website is hosted by See Green [www.seegreen.eu] who can be contacted at See Green, Turing House, 2 Marsden Park, Clifton Moor, York, YO30 4WX

Information required for the chlamydia testing service

Your name, address and personal details will be held and treated as highly confidential information, used solely by the YorSexualHealth Chlamydia Screening Programme and the NCSP. If you wish to request a postal chlamydia test, we need to know your name, address to which you want the kit posted and your age. This service is available to 16 - 24 year olds living/staying in North Yorkshire. If the address you provide is not within North Yorkshire, we will not be able to post a kit to you, but will forward your details to your local Chlamydia Screening Programme. If you are over 25 years old you will need to contact your local sexual health/GUM clinic. If you are under 16 years old, you can still get tested but will need to speak to a doctor, nurse or youth worker first.

Use of your information

The information that we collect and store relating to you is only used to enable us to send you a postal chlamydia test. Further information about the testing service and the results will be sent with the testing kit or you can contact YorSexualHealth for more information. We will not pass on any of your personal details to any other party outside of the NCSP. 

The information you supply to us electronically via the request a testing kit page is transmitted over an SSL encrypted connection, this means it is very unlikely that your information could be intercepted and read. This is a much more secure method to request a testing kit than using standard email.
However, we cannot accept any responsibility for any damages or loss whatsoever caused by the interception of your personal information.

Third party links

There are links to third party websites on our website. These sites should have their own privacy policies that you should check. We do not accept any responsibility for the content of these websites.

Access to information

The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to access the information that we hold about you. Should you wish to see the details that we hold about you please contact us.