Sexual Health (GUM) Services in Manchester

Sexual health services are also known as genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics. Services provided include Sexually Transited Infection (STI) treatment and medication, contraception provision, HIV testing and treatment, and emergency services.
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Covid-19 Update

During the Covid-19 crisis face to face services have been limited. There is currently no walk-in service at any sexual health clinic and appointments are initially for telephone consultations. If it is necessary for you to be seen in person this will be decided during your phone consultation and you will then be asked to attend a clinic. There are home test kits, click and collect contraception, and HIV specialists available through this system. There is also an emergency line.

How can I make an appointment?

Same day telephone consultations are available to book online with new appointments made available at 8:30am Monday-Friday.

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Who can I speak to in an emergency?

For emergency cases, such as PEP, sexual assault, emergency contraception and Under 16's, a emergency phoneline is available Monday-Thursday 8:30am-6pm, Friday 8:30am-3:30pm, and Saturday 9:15-11:15am. 

0161 701 1513

What are sexual health services?

Sexual health services are also known as genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics.

They provide services including Sexually Transited Infection (STI) treatment and medication, contraception provision, HIV testing and treatment, and emergency services such as PEP, sexual assault, emergency contraception and Under 16’s.

Where can I access sexual health services?

In Manchester sexual health services are provided by Northern Contraception, Sexual Health and HIV Service. They run clinics at several sites across Greater Manchester, including North Manchester General Hospital, Hathersage Centre (at the Manchester Royal Infirmary site) and Withington Clinic.

Some sites offer a walk-in service, while some operate an appointment system. You can see what is available where on this page.

You can book an appointment using the online booking system, you can also request a home test kit, which can help you if you would have difficulty attending a clinic.

You can also ask your GP about any sexual health issues if you’d prefer to speak to your own doctor.

Where can I get further information about sexual health?

You can find much more information about sexual health conditions, treatments and services on this NHS webpage.

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