Important Updates

Due to COVID-19 the majority of our clinics are now closed. We have temporarily moved to telephone appointments. Please do not come to clinic unless told to do so. Please see our notice board on the home page for ways to access services. There is a dedicated helpline for people who need support or help for those suffering from domestic abuse. You can call the National Domestic Helpline on 0807 2000 247. You can also access further information for support at various local authorities website Manchester City Council, Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council, Trafford Council, Stockport Council If you need emergency help relating to domestic abuse but cannot speak, call 999 and press 55 when prompted. See more information about the silent solution this information leaflet from Greater Manchester Police #MakeYourselfHeard #SilentSolution

Informing your partners of HIV

If you have just been diagnosed with HIV you will be thinking about whether to tell your partner, whether they are long-term or casual.

Your partner will need to have an HIV test. If you have had unprotected sex recently, your partner may need to wait for a few weeks before testing to make sure the result is accurate.

You may be in a long-term or casual relationship or you might just have sex with someone once. In each of these situations the decisions you make about telling a partner will be different.

Some patients may choose to inform their partners themselves.

We can support you in contacting your partner(s) and informing them that they may be at risk of HIV too, without naming you. You need to leave your partner(s) name, age, and contact details (preferably mobile number) with the health advisors.

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