Important Updates

Telephone Issues - The Hathersage Centre

We are experiencing telephone issues at The Hathersage Centre. This is a Trust wide issue. If your call is of an urgent nature please contact any of our other Hub clinics for further advice. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


We offer pre-booked Contraception Appointments

Did you know that you can also telephone us for a contraception appointment?
If you are interested in a coil or implant, you can request a telephone counselling appointment.
Check the Our Clinics page for local clinic availability and contact details.


Home Testing Kits

Do you want a sexual health check-up for peace of mind?

  • Order an STI test kit online
  • Fill in the online form and a kit will be dispatched within 3 working days of your request.
  • Your kit will arrive in discreet packaging, labelled with your name, address and a returns label. 
  • Just pop your test(s) and form into the box, then into the free post envelope and put it in your nearest post box, back to us.
  • Once we have received your kit  your tests will then be processed and results given in approximately 3 weeks. 

If you have any queries please contact thenorthernISH.homekit@mft.nhs.uk.

Home Kit Order 


Important Information to remember


  • Due to restrictions relating to sending samples via airmail this service is only available to UK Mainland addresses

  • It takes up to 2 weeks since your last risk (the last time you had sex) for a Chlamydia or Gonorrhoea infection to show on any of the tests we do via post or in clinic

  • It takes up to 12 weeks/3 Months since your last risk (the last time you had sex) for HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis B infections to show on any of the tests we do via post or in clinic
    •   Hepatitis C infections takes up to 6 Months to show on our blood tests

  • If you do not fill in and return the form that comes with your samples we wont be able to process your tests and you will have to order another kit. All samples must also be labelled with your name and date of birth or tests will not be processed.

  • When returning your blood test you must include the Silica sachet inside the clear bag along with your test, if this is not returned you will be advised to repeat the test as it may affect the results.

  • If you have never attended a sexual health clinic before and are a gay man (man who has sex with men) or if you think you're at a higher risk of contracting infections. Then we would recommend you attend a clinic as we may be able to offer you vaccinations to help protect you against infections as well as provide information and support.

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