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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What happens if I have an examination?

What happens if I have an examination?

The doctor or nurse may ask to examine your genitals and possibly other parts of your body. This will help the doctor or nurse to check for infections and any related problems. Samples may be taken from various places for testing.

The doctor or nurse will explain the examination beforehand and will be as understanding as possible, as we appreciate this can be an awkward experience.

The clinic offers chaperones to accompany you during examinations. A chaperone not only helps the doctor or nurse but is also there to support you and ensure that you are as comfortable as possible. You will be asked whether you would like a chaperone with you for your examination.