Self Help for Sexual Health
1.Think you might be pregnant?
You can buy a home pregnancy testing kit which will give an accurate result after three weeks following unprotected sexual intercourse.If you wish to continue with the pregnancy, please contact your local hospital’s ante- natal department to book in. If you do not wish to continue the pregnancy, please contact the British Pregnancy Advisory Service on 03457 30 40 30 to book an appointment.All this information can be found by following this link to our website page. https://www.seftonsexualhealth.nhs.uk/other-info/pregnancy/
2. Asymptomatic Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
You can order a self-testing kit to be sent to your home by following this link on our website
If it is not urgent please wait until routine sexual health clinic services resume as we expect there will be delays due to additional pressure on laboratories.Additional information on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) can be found on our website https://www.seftonsexualhealth.nhs.uk/other-info/stis/
3. Think you have developed thrush (candida) or bacterial vaginosis (BV)?
The treatments for both these conditions can be bought over the counter at your local pharmacy.For additional information on symptoms and treatments please follow this link on our webpage. https://www.seftonsexualhealth.nhs.uk/other-info/stis/thrush-bacterial-vaginosis/
4.Contraception running low?
If you have less than a month’s supply of your usual contraceptive method or you are a month away from your method’s expiry date, please call our Single Point of Access on 01695 656550 to speak to a member of our team.