Everyone working within the department has an interest in sexual health. We are a very friendly and professional team. We understand that for many people, discussing and sharing the intimate details of your sex life and the examination process can be very embarrassing and distressing. We all work to a strict code of confidentiality and accept everyone for who they are regardless of their history, lifestyle, background, ethnicity, sexuality or occupation.
Our receptionists are the first people you will meet. They deal with booking appointments, record keeping, phone calls, and daily administrative duties. They are friendly and welcoming and will ensure that you see the appropriate member of the medical team.
Our nursing assistants assist with the smooth running of the department by supporting the medical team. They may chaperone you during your consultation, take blood samples, process pregnancy tests, record your blood pressure and weight and keep the department well stocked and tidy.
All our nurses are specialists in sexual health. They can screen you for STIs, prescribe treatment and contraception, fit contraceptive devices, use the microscope to diagnose infections, take blood samples and provide sexual health information.
Our doctors are highly skilled in contraception and sexual health. They can screen you for STIs, prescribe treatment and contraception, fit contraceptive devices, and provide sexual health information.
Our health advisors are qualified nurses who have specific training and expertise in sexual health. When you attend the clinic, you may be referred to them automatically (e.g. if you have a sexually transmitted infection. You can also see them if you require any further information regarding a particular test, result or diagnosis. You may also speak with a health adviser to discuss talking to your partner (this is called contact tracing) following the diagnosis of an infection.