We are experiencing a high demand for our services and we are working hard to make sure that you are seen as quickly as possible.

Our colleagues on the phone lines will need to ask questions to help ensure that our urgent appointments are available for those who are most unwell.

Patients with non-urgent issues may wait a little longer for an appointment but most will still be seen within 14 days.

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

Please be patient with our colleagues and thank you for your understanding.


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

Central booking line is open from - Monday – Thursday 8:15am – 5pm & Friday 8:15am – 4pm. Saturday 9am-12pm.

You will be assessed by our team and one of our nurses may call you to discuss the best way to get you the care you require.

If you are aged 17 and under, you can text us on 07973 775692 to make an appointment Monday-Thursday 8.15am-5pm and Friday 8.15am-4pm.

 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/

If you require a STI screen only and you have no symptoms you may prefer to order a testing kit online from the website





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

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We don’t talk about sexual abuse enough. That’s not ok.

We don’t talk about sexual abuse enough. That’s not ok. This awareness week was established to give an opportunity for everyone to participate in a discussion about sexual abuse and sexual violence. During the week people raise awareness about sexual abuse and sexual violence and how to prevent it in the UK.

For more information about the campaign and support services available visit http://sexualabuseandsexualviolenceawarenessweek.org/

Local support in North Yorkshire and York is available through IDAS https://www.idas.org.uk/our-services/sexual-violence/

For the last two years IDAS have been able to offer victims of sexual violence support and advice. They provide the Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) service across the county and run the rape support helpline which is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The ISVA provides support to anyone whose case is going through the criminal justice system. They can help victims through the court process and explain what is likely to happen when a report is made to the police. The ISVA can also provide support to victims who do not wish to make a report. In these circumstances they can advise on sexual health concerns, provide emotional support and refer on to other services such as counsellors.

The ISVA can support anyone who has been the victim of sexual violence – whether this happened 2 days ago or 30 years ago. They also have excellent links with the SARC (Sexual Assault Referral Centre) and can explain their role in helping victims.

To make contact with an ISVA you can get in touch via isva@idas.org.uk or ring the helpline on 03000 110 110.

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