For many of our students, moving to University of Liverpool is their first time away from home. Now that you don't live with mum and dad anymore means you have a whole new set of responsibilities. One of these responsilities is looking after your sexual health.
A great place to find out more about staying healthy is Sexual Health Liverpool, here you can find out all you need to know about STIs, Contraception, what to do if you have had unprotected sex and where to go for support and counselling.
We know that sexual health can be a difficult subject, so we've put together a list of all your local sexual health clinics.
Clinics for Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, offering a free and confidential service for men and women. Abacus offer everything from contraception/emergency contraception, pregnancy tests and abortion referral.
In Liverpool we have four Abacus locations.
6 David Lewis Street,
Kensington Neighbourhood Health Centre,
155 – 157 Edge Lane,Liverpool,
Abacus Townsend Lane
Townsend Lane Neighbourhood Health Centre,
98 Townsend Lane,
South Liverpool NHS Treatment Centre,
32 Church Road,
Brook is a free and confidential service for anyone under the age of 25. Brook provides contraception, condoms, pregnancy testing, emergency contraception; counselling; Chlamydia / Gonorrhoea screening; and full STI testing during GUM clinics.
81 London Road,
Axess Sexual Health Clinic (GUM)
Axess Sexual Health Clinic offer a free and confidential walk in service. Axess is the best place to go if you think you have symptoms of an STI. Axess offer free testing for all STIs including HIV.
Axess Sexual Health clinic (GUM)
Royal Liverpool Hospital,
For any of our Student Village residents, Boots on Greenbank Road is in a convenient location. This Boots offers free emergency contraception (often know as 'The morning after pill') and chlamydia testing kits.
1a Greenbank Road,
Armistead Centre LGBT Services
The Armistead Centre is a free and confidential support, information and sexual health promotion service for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) community. Armistead provide a safe space for LGBT groups, one-to-one support, harm reduction advice on lifestyle, support for parents and carers of LGBT people, counselling and rapid HIV testing.
Armistead The Beat,
Hanover Street / 6 David Lewis Street,
Brownlow Health run a drop-in service providing contraception, emergency contraception, free condoms, testing and treatment for most STIs. Registration eligibility does apply.
Student Health Centre
150 Mount Pleasant,