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Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea screening

Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea are both bacterial infections which are relatively easy to catch through Anal, oral and vaginal sex. You can even catch them through sharing sex toys so it's a good idea to have an annual check up if you're between 15 and 24years old, or when you have a new sexual partner.

Chlamydia in particular go often go unnoticed and the majority of people have no symptoms, or mild symptoms which can be overlooked, but these infections can cause long term problems.  If you have any symptoms, for example pain when urinating, unusual discharge, bleeding and/or pain during sex then contact the service on 01422 261370 to discuss options.

If you do not have any symptoms and you simply want to check to make sure you are free of Chlamydia and/or Gonorrhoea then please order a kit using the "Request a Home Test for Chlamydia screening" tab below.  Please note we can supply vaginal, anal and oral swabs if required. Please indicate which are required on your order form.

 

Please note we are experiencing a slight delay in delivery of kits so please allow up to 10 days for your kit to arrive.  We apologise for any inconvenience and are working to reduce this time as soon as possible.  If you feel you need a test quicker than this or have symptoms then please contact clinic on 01422 261370.

 

 

Condoms by Post

If you wish to register for our condoms by post then simply click on the image to the right which will take you to the right page.  Whilst registering for this scheme you can also request a Chlamydia screening kit at the same time.

 

Please note we can only provide this scheme to Calderdale residents and if when you order condoms for the first time through this scheme you will need to complete the registration form.

Requesting a test and other FAQ's

SH -1075 - Chlamydia Test Kits

Online Request Form

No it’s FREE

Testing for chlamydia is simple and done by a sexual health service, GP, Pharmacy, Youth Clubs, some schools and colleges and many more venues.

Getting a Chlamydia test is simple and can be provided by your GP, sexual health service, youth club, some Schools or colleges, or a local pharmacy.  For a list of pharmacies participating in the scheme, where you can get a postal screening kit just click [here].

You can also request a postal test by filling in the form under the section 'Request a home test for chlamydia screening'.

Or simply text TESTME plus your full name and address to 80010.  Please note there is a different kit for males and females so we would also need to know which you require.

 

**Please note we are experiencing issues with our text number at the moment so please use our webform to request a kit.**

Males have the test carried out on a urine sample and females provide a self-taken vaginal swab test (a small cotton bud). 

You can also get a chlamydia testing kit you can use at home.  If you use a test kit, remember to follow the instructions carefully. If in doubt, please contact us on 01422 261370.

All samples will be tested for Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea.

Results are usually available within 7 days.

If you test positive the sexual health service will contact you to arrange treatment. Please ensure that you include some way of getting in contact with you when you fill in the form with the kit.

 

If the test is negative you will receive a text saying 'U R clear'.

We will identify with you any partners who may have been at risk of the infection and discuss with you to arrange for them to have a test and treatment.

Everyone under 25 who has been treated for chlamydia is invited to return for a repeat test 3 months later. You will receive a text reminder for this.

Chlamydia infections are easily treated with a course of antibiotics and over 95% of people who are treated will be cured with the first treatment. You will usually be given an antibiotic to take in a single dose.
You will be advised not to have sex, even with condoms, until 1 week after both you and your partner have finished the treatment.

Always use condoms for sexual contact and get any new partners checked out before having sex.

HIV Home Testing

We can provide a point of care HIV test in all our clinics. 

If you have any questions please contact us by email sexualhealthservices.chft@nhs.net or call 01422 261370.

Broad Street Plaza, Calderdale : 01422 261370
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary (HIV clinic) : 01484 347077