Monkey-Pox

We are aware of increasing numbers of cases of Monkeypox present in the UK population.

If you have a sexual health concern AND have any of the following symptoms, please call our central booking line on 01904 721111 and one of our team will be able to get you the help you need.

Do not come directly to clinic if you have any of these symptoms:

  • Rash on any part of your body
  • Fever
  • New lump/s in neck, groin or under your arm

AND

  1. Are you a gay, bisexual or other man who has sex with men?
  2. Have you had contact with someone with confirmed Monkeypox in the 21 days before symptom onset?
  3. Have you travelled to West and Central Africa, USA, Spain and Portugal in the 21 days before symptoms onset

 

We are unable to supply repeat contraceptive pills, patches and injections for those aged 20 and over these must be provided by your GP.

We can insert, exchange and remove implants and contraceptive coils for all ages and start all service users on a new form of contraception.

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. 

If you require Sexual health/Contraception care, please call our central booking line from 8:15am to 5pm Monday to Thursday and 8:15am to 3:30pm Friday and 9am to 12pm Saturday, on 01904 721111 and press option 1. 

Please note - we are not able to offer 'walk-in' services - all appointments need to be arranged through our booking team

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

We kindly ask that you continue to wear face mask when you attend our clinics. 

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/

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

 

 

 

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Professionals

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Training

Please see up and coming training events for staff who deliver sexual health services and advice within North Yorkshire and York. Core training will be delivered in locations in York, Northallerton, Scarborough, Harrogate and Selby.

The key topics will be sexual health awareness, condom distribution scheme, sex and sexuality, Chemsex, working with vulnerable young people and sexual exploitation.

There will be an e-learning module on the website for condom distribution refresher training. This is currently in development.

Bespoke training for larger groups can be arranged as required with prior organisation.

We offer clinical faculty training on:

Letter of Competence Subdermal Contraceptive Implants Techniques Insertion and Removal (LoC SDI-IR)

The Letter of Competence Subdermal Contraceptive Implants Techniques Insertion and Removal (LoC SDI-IR) is open to doctors, nurses and midwives. Doctors must hold both registration and a licence to practice with the UK GMC and nurses and midwives must be on the UK NMC register (excluding RN Level 2). 

Find out more about the LoC SDI-IR

Letter of Competence Intrauterine Techniques (LoC IUT)

This Letter of Competence is accredited by the RCGP. It is open to doctors with both registration and a licence to practise with the UK GMC and nurses on the nursing part of the UK NMC register (excluding RN Level 2).

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