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Sexual Health

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At Manchester Centre for Sexual Health we provide a comprehensive, free and confidential sexual health service, including:

  • Sexual health screening, advice and treatments
  • HIV screening, advice and treatments
  • Contraception information and provision of treatment
  • Impotence treatment
  • Genital dermatology
  • Counselling
  • Safer sex advice
  • Contact tracing

We provide services for the treatment and care of sexually transmitted infections, HIV testing and advice on sexual health concerns. The services are provided by a dedicated team of doctors, nurses and health advisers.

Opening Times

 

We offer a mixture of walk-in times and appointments:

A limited number of appointments are available daily: to book an appointment telephone 0161 276 5200 or call into reception.

Walk-in times: you do not need to book, but we recommend that you come as early as possible as waiting times can vary. During exceptionally busy times, we may need to close the last walk-in registration earlier than stated in the table below.

Arriving early and allowing plenty of time is advisable.

Walk-in and appointment times

Day

Please register at the clinic between:

You will then be given a time slot to be seen between:

Monday

8.00 am - 10.30 am

8.30 am - 6.00 pm

Tuesday

8.00 am - 10.30 am

9.00 am - 4.30 pm

Wednesday

8.00 am - 10.30 am

8.30 am - 6.30 pm

Thursday

8.00 am - 10.30 am

8.30 am - 6.00 pm

Friday

8.00 am - 10.30 am

8.30 am - 3.30 pm

 

You are welcome to stay in the clinic until you are seen or alternatively, you can return to the clinic 15 minutes prior to your allocated time slot.

HIV clinics are booked by appointment and are available Monday - Friday at a variety of times; please ask at reception.

Our walk-in service is open to anyone and is non restrictive to age, gender, or treatment required. The young person walk-in is solely for patients for 19 year olds and younger.

*Please note that the clinic will be closed for staff training on Friday the 25thof January 2013.

Consultants/Senior Staff:

Dr. Ash Sukthankar
Dr. Margaret Kingston
Dr. Vincent Lee
Dr. Orla McQuillan
Dr. Chitra Babu
Dr. Gabriel Schembrie

Location:

The Hathersage Centre, Hathersage Road/Upper Brook Street (on the ground floor of the Hathersage Road Multi-storey car park)

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Contact Number:

0161 276 5200

Confidentiality

We take your right to confidentiality very seriously. However, in order to ensure that you are properly cared for, where necessary we will share information about your treatment with other staff within Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Everyone working for the NHS has a legal duty to maintain patient confidentiality and we will treat your medical records accordingly. All Genito-Urinary Medicine (GUM) notes remain in the Manchester Centre for Sexual Health.


Your contact details

We may occasionally need to contact you about your treatment. Please tell the clinic's reception or nurses how you would prefer to be contacted (a mobile number is fine) and keep us informed about any changes to your address or telephone number. The reception staff will check this on each visit to ensure we have your records up to date and improve how we communicate with you about your care.


Data protection act

The Data Protection Act 1998 imposes statutory responsibilities on those who process information about living individuals. Central to the Act is compliance with the eight data protection principles designed to protect the rights of individuals about whom personal data is processed. There is therefore, a need to ensure appropriate security measures are in place to prevent unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction. The Manchester Centre for Sexual Health works within the Department of Health's policy on confidentiality. No personal information you supply will be passed on to inappropriate agencies or individuals.


Research and audit

Data collected from patients would be used for research purposes after explicit consent from the patients concerned. We constantly try to improve our services using our rolling audit programme. Patient data is used anonymously for such audit purposes.


Disclaimer

The Manchester Centre for Sexual Health reserves the right, if it is necessary to make reasonable variations to services available (for example opening times). Please note we do shut the clinic if there is a large influx of patients and the clinic is due to close.


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