Important information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In order to help reduce the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) we are offering telephone appointments and postal tests/treatments whenever possible. If you need to be seen in a clinic this can be arranged after you have spoken with a nurse on the phone.

 We are now again open Saturday York Monkgate , 9-12 noon.

We offer Urgent Same Day Access Appointments and Routine Planned Appointments. Please call 01904 721111 (8:15am - 6pm) Monday to Thursday and 8:15am to 4pm Friday to arrange a discussion with one of our clinical staff and they will arrange an appointment for you. Our 'contact us' option on the website can be used but there may be some delays in responding to non-urgent queries. 

If you are under 18 and/or are living in a situation where you are unable to safely call us, please text us on 07980 973337. We will reply to you within 1 - 2 working days. Please note that this texting service is not for routine enquiries. If you feel your safety is at risk please contact the Police.

If you are 18 and under and live in York there are now planned appointments and same day access slots available on a Monday 4pm-7pm, call 01904 721111 or text 07973 775692 to make an appointment.

ONLINE SERVICES - free condoms are available via the website for residents of York and North Yorkshire. Online testing is available for those most at risk of STIs or who have been advised to do a test

Please note that ALL patients, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask or face covering in all NHS buildings. If you do not have your own face covering we can provide you with a mask when you attend your pre-arranged appointment. Thank you for your understanding.

 

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I think I have Thrush or Bacterial Vaginosis

If your current symptoms appear to be the same as described for thrush and BV, and you have had no recent change in sexual partner then you can buy treatment from the pharmacy or a prescription from your GP.

 

Bacterial Vaginosis:

Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is the most common cause of unusual vaginal discharge. One in three people with a vagina get it at some point in their lives. People who have a penis don’t get Bacterial Vaginosis.

It's not a sexually transmitted infection and for many people, Bacterial Vaginosis goes away by itself.

Please click here for more information on BV.

 

Thrush:

Thrush is an infection caused by a yeast fungus.

It's not a sexually transmitted infection but can sometimes develop after you've had sex. It can develop in the vagina and on the genitals.

It's a very common cause of unusual vaginal discharge – 3 out of 4 people with a vagina will have thrush at some point in their lives.

It’s unusual for people who have a penis to get thrush.

Please click here for information on thrush.

 

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