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Welcome to Sexual Health Oldham

We provide free and confidential sexual health services in Oldham including information and advice on all types of contraception and STI testing and treatment. Our service is confidential, non-judgmental and for people of all ages, genders and orientations.

Everyone is welcome and you don’t need to see a GP first. You can  book an appointment online 24/7 or speak to us on 0300 303 8565. Our phone line is available Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

 

Services available at sexual health clinics in Oldham, Failsworth and nearby

  • Counselling and advice
  • Contraception (all types)
  • Online condoms
  • Coil and implant fitting and removal
  • Emergency contraception
  • Screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV
  • Express testing
  • Postal testing
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Referrals for termination of pregnancy

You can also access most contraception including first and repeat prescriptions at your GP.

Oldham and Failsworth Sexual Health Clinics

Oldham Integrated Care Centre 

5th floor, Sexual health Oldham, Radcliffe St, Oldham , OL1 1NL

Free patient parking – tickets validated at meet and greet – up to 3 hours

Failsworth Primary Care Centre (Closed during COVID-19)

Sexual Health Oldham, Ashton Road West, Failsworth, M35 0AD

Free patient parking.

Glodwick Primary Care Centre (Closed during COVID-19)

Sexual health Oldham, 1st Floor, Glodwick Road, Oldham, OL4 1YN

Free patient parking.

Royton Health & Wellbeing Centre (Closed during COVID-19)

Sexual Health Oldham, 1st Floor, Park Street, Royton, OL2 6QW

Free patient parking.

Urgent symptoms

If you have any of the following urgent symptoms, please call us ASAP or visit one of our walk in clinics: severe stomach pains with heavy bleeding (women only), severe pain in your testicles (men only), very painful blisters, very painful ulcers and/or unusual discharge from your genitals.

If you need urgent help during out of hours you can contact 111 or go to 111.nhs.uk

Emergency contraception - IUDs

Emergency IUDs are the most effective form of emergency contraception and can be fitted at our sexual health clinics (please call us on 0300 303 8565 or book an appointment online). Emergency contraceptive pills are available free from our sexual health clinics, some pharmacies and GP practices. Out of hours, emergency contraceptive pills are available from most NHS walk-in centres, minor injury units, and some hospital A&E departments. It is also available (at a cost) from most pharmacies.

If you’ve had unprotected sex and want to know your pregnancy risk and options, you might like to use the SXT emergency contraception calculator. This will help you to assess your pregnancy risk but it cannot tell you for certain whether you are or will become pregnant.

Emergency contraception - contraceptive pills

Emergency contraceptive pills are available free from our sexual health clinics, some pharmacies and GP practices. Out of hours, emergency contraceptive pills are available from most NHS walk-in centres, minor injury units, and some hospital A&E departments. It is also available (at a cost) from most pharmacies.

Click on the red Emergency pill finder button below to find out where you can get the emergency contraceptive pill near you.

Emergency pill finder

PEPSE (anti-HIV medication)

PEPSE can stop HIV infection taking hold after the virus has entered the body. However, it is an emergency measure to be used as a last resort, for example if a condom breaks. Please call us if you think you need PEPSE on 0300 303 8565. You can get this from Sexual health and HIV clinics, Accident & Emergency. Regular family doctors (GPs) don’t give PEPSE.

Rape and abuse

If you’ve been sexually assaulted, please don’t suffer alone. It’s important that you’re seen as soon as possible for physical and emotional support. You can call us straight away but we recommend you first contact your nearest Sexual Assault & Referral Centre (SARC) which is St Marys SARC, located in St Mary’s Hospital, York Place, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL (opposite the Whitworth Art Gallery). Their opening hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and they have a 24-hour phone line: 0161 276 6515.

Call 0161 276 6515 Available 24h

Order a free STI test

Order condoms online

Changing your appointment

Please let us know as soon as possible if you need to change your appointment time or if you are unable to attend your appointment. Please contact  0300 303 8565, or change/cancel your appointment online if you have created an online account.

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