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
Sex & the law
Consent is a term used to describe both or all people involved in sexual activity giving their agreement to willingly participate in sex. This might include full penetrative sex, oral sex, or touching each other’s genitals or other “private” body parts.
Only people over the age of 16 are able to consent to sex.
Consent cannot take place when:
- An individual is incapable because of drink or drugs
- There is violence or threat of violence
- Someone is unlawfully detained
- Someone is deceived as to nature of activity
- Someone thinks the person they are having sex with is someone else
- Sexual activity is agreed to by a third person
- Someone is asleep or unconscious