Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update
We are still seeing patients. However, if you need our service please ring clinic on 01422 261370 (between 9am-1pm, Monday to Friday) to be triaged over the phone and an appointment will be offered where appropriate.
We apologise for the inconvenience but must take all reasonable precautions in line with medical advice and government guidance.
We also have an "Ask the expert" section on the website which can be used to make non-urgent queries and a member of our clinical staff will reply as soon as possible. Further information on service provision or changes will be posted here or through Facebook and twitter.
To see the latest information on the virus see the Trusts webpage showing information and key links to find out more. Just click here
Important changes to Car Parking
Please note that the Broad Street multi-storey car park is currently closed. Alternative parking is located nearby at North Bridge car park directions as follows;
At North bridge Lights, go down the cobbled road towards North Bridge leisure centre. The Car park is situated under the bridge on your left.
Click on the Blue parking sign to view this on Google maps.
“Together, we will provide a first class, confidential, treatment and educational service which will help to improve the sexual health of one and all. “A place where people want to go and people want to work”.
We aim to provide a positive experience to all those who use our service, regardless of gender or sexuality, which is;
If you have visited us and left feeling that we could have done better please let us know how through our CONTACT US page.
We provide fully integrated sexual health service based at Broad Street Plaza in Halifax, with satellite clinics in Todmorden and Brighouse. This provides a ‘one stop shop’ for testing and treatment for genital infections, all methods of contraception and HIV care. Click here for clinic locations.
The Genitourinary Medicine Department at the Princess Royal closed on 31 March 2016. Kirklees Sexual Health Services will be provided by Locala (located at the front of the building, signposted ‘Contraception & Sexual Health’ from 1 April 2016. For appointments and enquiries please ring 030 330 9981.
The HIV service is now located at the Portland Clinic, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, Lindley, Huddersfield, HD3 3EA (lower ground floor - follow signs for the 'South Drive Outpatient' department). Please visit our opening times page to find out about the services' appointment times.
For some people a using the "Test & Go" route provides a quicker and more convenient service. However, this would not be suitable for all patients and a brief questionnaire will need to be completed beforehand to determine whether a simple test & Go would be suitable or whether you would benefit from further assessment.
To find out whether this option is right for you, talk to our receptionists when you attend.
The condoms by post scheme is designed to support individuals aged 16-25, who are sexually active, obtain condoms free of charge via post. For those aged 16 to 18, they would first need to be registered on the C-card scheme, meaning that they have had a discussion with a trained worker covering the basics around STI's and Contraception. They will also have had a discussion about delaying sexual activity, and issues of consent. For anyone aged 18 to 25 years, then a simple on-line registration form allows registration on to the scheme and condoms will be posted to their home address, along with a Chlamydia screening kits should they require one. for more information, simply click on the condom!
A full range of contraceptive methods including Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) and condoms
Implant, Injection, hormonal and non- hormonal coils.
Appointment will be given for management of deep or non-palpable implants.
We offer pregnancy tests at all our sites.
We test all patients at risk of Hepatitis B and C and if found to be positive will refer on to the appropriate specialist within the Trust. Hepatitis B vaccinations will be offered to patients accessing the department who are felt to be at risk.
A point of care test for HIV is available where a provisional result can be given at the same visit.
Individuals who have a positive HIV test will be referred into the HIV service within the department. The HIV service welcomes individuals who may want to transfer their care from another area. Please click here for more information
The service offers post exposure prophylaxis treatment for HIV. Individuals who feel that they have been at risk need to access this treatment within 72 hours of possible exposure. This is available from any A&E and our or any other similar sexual health service.
The service supports and provides SRE in schools and colleges. Support includes staff training, direct delivery of sessions, and help to consult both parents and pupils in developing RSE provision.
Results are usually available within 7 days on our 24 hour results line. Please call 01484 423529. You will need your clinic number to hand.
We provide testing and treatment for both sexually and non-sexually transmitted infections to individuals and their partner(s).There is a strong emphasis on health promotion and prevention. A routine asymptomatic screen includes testing for Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, HIV and Syphilis. People with symptoms will be offered a full range of tests done including microscopy for immediate diagnosis and treatment in one clinic visit.
We support individuals to engage in partner notification to get partners tested and treated. All treatment of sexually transmitted infections and provision of contraception is free and the service is confidential. Any young people accessing the service can be assured of their confidentiality, however in some circumstances it might be in the young person’s interest for information to be shared. This will be discussed with the young person at the time of the consultation.