Services for Young People
Sexual health services located across Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County that are for young people
Nottingham University Hospitals Sexual Health Outreach Clinics
Young people’s outreach clinics are provided in a number of locations throughout Nottingham City in a variety of settings (colleges, Joint Service Centres and health centres). Services offer free contraception, pregnancy testing, emergency hormonal contraception, STI testing and advice. Please note that not all services are available at each site.
Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust Young people’s CaSH Services
Young people’s CaSH clinics are provided in a number of locations throughout Nottinghamshire. Services offer emergency contraceptive pills (morning after pill), contraceptive pills, injections, condoms, pregnancy testing and advice, chlamydia screen and treat, full STI screening
SEXions (based at Kings Mill Hospital and Newark)
SEXions is a sexual health service for young people aged 13 – 19 (up to 24 with a learning disability). The service provides confidential one to one advice and support to young people at a place of their convenience on issues such as puberty, body changes and periods, being ready and delaying first time sex, contraception, pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, healthy relationships, sexuality, online safety and Sexually Transmitted Infections.
The SEXions team is able to able to offer young people a choice of either a male or female advisor. Young people can self refer into the service using the mobile numbers provided or can use the text service to ask questions or to arrange appointments at related sexual health.
SEXions deliver workshops in schools, colleges and alternative education providers in the Ashfield, Mansfield and Newark & Sherwood areas. SEXions also run drop in clinics at various community locations in the Ashfield, Mansfield and Newark & Sherwood area where young people can access confidential advice & support, C Card and pregnancy testing. In the near future SEXions will be offering Chlamydia Screening at selected drop-in sites.
Please contact the service for more details of drop-in times and venues.
SEXions Ashfield & Mansfield: 01623 622515 ext 4094 or call/text 07990585647 / 07990585642.
SEXions Newark & Sherwood: 01636 681681 ext 4825 or call text 07580790017 / 07580749522
Dept of GUM, Kings Mill Hospital, Sutton In Ashfield, Notts, NG174JL,
Young people’s contraception and sexual health clinics in Bassetlaw schools
All services are confidential and offered to all students 16 and under. The following services are offered: injection, pills, pregnancy testing, chlamydia testing, advice, condoms, contraceptive patches, referral for abortion, emergency contraception.
Young people’s centres in Nottinghamshire County
All young people’s centres in Nottinghamshire offer C-Card, signposting, information, advice and guidance
To find your nearest young people’s centre, visit: http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/living/life/youth/young-peoples-centres/?p=1