Important Updates

Due to COVID-19, we have temporarily moved to telephone appointments. Please do not come to clinic unless told to do so. TRIAGE We have an emergency phone line 8.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday and 9.00 - 11.00am on Saturday for emergency cases (PEP, sexual assault, emergency contraception and Under 16's) and you can call us on 0161 701 1513 or 0161 701 1514. Based on the information you give us, we will assess each case individually and advise you accordingly.

Patients living with HIV and concerned about COVID-19

HIV patients are strongly advised to visit the British HIV association website which has extensive information on COVID-19 - BHIVA COVID-19 updates



Informing your partners of STIs

If you are diagnosed with an infection, treating your partner(s) can help to protect you from catching infection again. Treating your ex-partners may not only prevent them from having serious health problems but also stop the infection being passed on to others.

Informing partners of their risk of an STI is a sensitive issue.Some patients may choose to inform their partners themselves.Our health advisors can help you with this task. They can contact your partner(s) and inform them that they may be at risk of the STI you have been diagnosed with, without naming you.

Our staff will ask you questions about who you have had sex with. This includes, where possible, personal details about the other person such as their name, date of birth or age and where they live. You may not know all these details but it is important you give us as much information as you can. This information is used confidentially to check that your partner has attended clinic and is very important in making sure they get the right tests and treatment.

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