FPA Find A Clinic Service
FPA is a sexual health charity which provides straightforward information, advice and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK. Their website includes a 'Find A Clinic' service where you can search for your nearest contraceptive or infection testing clinic. Click here to use this service.
FPA also provides a series of leaflets and booklets covering a wide range of sexual health topics. These can be viewed and downloaded here.
Bristol's Sexual Health Services
Services include STI and HIV testing, cervical smears, and advice on pregnancy, contraception and abortion.
- To make an appointment, call 0117 342 6900
- For advice, call 0117 342 6944
For more information, click here to visit the Bristol Sexual Health Services website.
Terrence Higgins Trust
The Terrence Higgins Trust is the largest voluntary sector provider of HIV and sexual health services in the UK, running services out of local centres across Great Britain. The Trust provides information, advice and HIV tests at its Bristol centre in Old Market. The centre is open Mondays-Fridays from 9am-5pm. For further information call 0117 955 1000. To find out more about the Terrence Higgins Trust nationally and to view facts, states and resources relating to HIV, please click here to visit their website.
Chlamydia is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection, with sexually active young people at highest risk. Most people with chlamydia have no symptoms, but it could have long-term consequences for your health.
If you are under 25 and are concerned that you may have become infected with chlamydia, you can pick up a free test kit from GP surgeries and pharmacies across the city. You can find your nearest collection point by visiting the 4YP website here. You can also have a kit posted to you by completing an online form here.
For further advice please contact the Avon Chlamydia Screening Programme office on 0117 922 2265, or for further information click here to visit the National Chlamydia Screening Programme website.
We have provided information about call charges for each organisation listed where this is known. Where no call charge details are shown, please refer to the following general information:
- Calls to all numbers starting 01, 02 and 03 are charged at local rate (up to 9p per minute) from landlines and from 8p to 40p from mobiles
- Calls to 0800 and 0808 numbers are free from landlines but could cost up to 40p from mobiles
- Calls to 0844 numbers cost between 1p and 13p from landlines and from 5p to 41p from mobiles
- Calls to 0845 numbers cost between 1p and 12p from landlines and from 5p to 40p from mobiles.