Welcome to the Lanarkshire Sexual Health website
This site contains advice and information on a wide range of sexual health topics. Clinic times and venues have moved to our Lanarkshire Sexual Health Services site while we redevelop our online presence.
To make an appointment at one of our clinics, call our appointment line: 0300 303 0251 (lines open Monday to Friday 9am to 4.45pm).
We hope this site helps you enjoy your relationships and sexual health with safety, pleasure and respect. Contact us if there is anything else you would like to see included.
**A case of antibiotic resistant gonorrhoea has been found in the UK, following travel to South East Asia. Treatment with the usual antibiotics has failed, but thankfully it has now been successfully treated. Safer sex and regular testing is essential to prevent the spread of all STIs and free condoms are available at all 118 C Card Outlets in Lanarkshire.** https://www.gov.uk/government/news/resistant-gonorrhoea-case-reminds-importance-of-safe-sex
Young People Sexual Health Clinics – New Mobile Phone App
NHS Lanarkshire have recently developed a new mobile phone app to support the ‘Young People (YP) Sexual Health Clinics’.
YP Sexual Health (YPSH) Clinics, offer a range of services for young people aged 20 and under. The services include contraception, STI testing and treatment, BBV testing, free condoms, general information and advice.
The mobile phone app, called ‘YP Services’, complements this service by providing young people with a resource at their fingertips electronically. Young People can use the app to find out where to locate their nearest YPSH clinic and also gain access a wide variety of information and signpost them to services appropriate to their needs.
‘YP Services’ is available to download from the App Store through Apple or Google Play for free now.
PrEP (Pre Exposure Prophylaxis) is now available in Scotland on the NHS. To find out more about PrEP and if PrEP is right for you go to www.prep.scot.
To access PrEP in Lanarkshire, phone 0300 303 0251 (lines open Monday to Friday 9am to 4.45pm)
Important notice re Postal Testing Kits for Chlamydia Service
NHS Lanarkshire Sexual Health Service has taken the decision not to issue any more Postal Testing Kits for Chlamydia until further notice.
Should you wish to be tested for Chlamydia or any other sexually transmitted infection, we would ask that you click here where you can access all Sexual Health Services across Lanarkshire (please note there are some clinics across Lanarkshire which offer drop in services) or alternatively you can phone our Appointment Line on 0300 303 0251 (lines are open Monday to Friday 9am to 4.45pm).
We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause you.