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Sexual health

In Oxford

GUM clinic

There is a GUM (genito-urinary medicine) clinic held at the Churchill Hospital in Headington. Consultations are entirely confidential, need no referral from your GP and are free of charge. They can offer a wide range of tests, advice and treatment. You can either make an appointment in advance, or just turn up to one of their drop-in clinics, Monday-Friday, 12.15-3.15pm.

p: 01865 231 231


There are several sources of support for sexual health issues. Here are a few:

Terence Higgins’ Trust (for those affected by HIV)

Oxford office at 43 Pembroke Street, open 10am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
p: 01865 243 389

Brook (family planning and sexual health for under 25s)
p: 0808 802 1234

CareConfidential (for pregnancy and post-abortion support)

They run a support centre, called sPACe, at 40 Pembroke Street, open Tuesday 10am-5pm and Wednesday 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Drop in, or ring the mobile number below to make an appointment.
p: 0776 721 3762

The Alec Turnbull centre

This is the NHS Family Planning Clinic for Oxford, located in Cowley, and open 9.30am-7pm Monday to Thursday, 9.30am – 4pm on Friday and 10.30am-1pm on Saturday.
p: 01865 456666