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Choosing the best clinic to meet your needs

Please use the following table to help work out which type of clinic is best for you.  If you are not sure, please phone us on 0191 372 8700 to discuss your needs.

Sexual Health Needs

Best type of clinic to attend

I have no symptoms and I would like a check-up for infections

GUM clinic or CaSH clinic

I would like a pregnancy test

GUM clinic or CaSH clinic

I would like emergency contraception

GUM clinic or CaSH clinic

I would like advice on contraception

GUM clinic or CaSH clinic

I would like to start on contraception

GUM clinic or CaSH clinic

I would like to collect a further supply of my normal contraception

Please phone us on 0191 372 8700 to discuss

I am pregnant and I need advice

GUM clinic or CaSH clinic

I think I have been sexually assaulted

GUM clinic

I have tested positive for chlamydia and I would like treatment

GUM clinic or CaSH clinic

I have Gonorrhoea, Syphilis, Herpes, Warts, HIV or another sexual infection and I would like to collect treatment

GUM clinic

I would like free condoms or I would like to register for the c-card scheme

GUM clinic

I have some genital symptoms:Different vaginal discharge, Pain passing urine (men or women)

GUM clinic

I think I have ulcers or warts

GUM clinic

I have a skin rash

GUM clinic

I have abdominal pain

GUM clinic

I have discharge coming from my bottom

GUM clinic

I have had sex with somebody who has gonorrhoea, syphilis or HIV

GUM clinic

I am HIV positive and I need advice on an HIV related issue

GUM clinic

I have had problems with several sorts of contraception and I need advice

CaSH clinic

 

 

'I cannot commend the clinic enough. It is marvellous we have this service at all and well done to you all.'

Patient, Coronary Heart Disease / Heart Failure Service, Shotley Bridge Community Hospital