Sexual health

Sexual health services for adults

Warrington Sexual Health Service (AXESS) is provided by Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust and offers free, confidential sexual health services including: 

  • Walk in clinics
  • Bookable appointments
  • STI testing
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Contraception (including coil and implant fitting)
  • Emergency contraception
  • Rapid HIV testing
  • Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP)
  • Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • Vaccines

Anyone is welcome to attend the service and you don't need to be referred by a doctor.

If you have a physical, sensory or mental impairment, the service has staff and resources to provide extra support. You can ring them yourself, or your carer/support worker/friend/family can contact the service for you.

Visit www.axess.clinic for more information.

Bath Street Health and Wellbeing Centre
Legh St
Warrington
WA1 1UG

 

01925 644202

Sexual health services for young people

The Youth Connect service is a confidential sexual health service for people under the age of 25. The clinic can give you information and advice and you can talk to someone in confidence about your sexual health.

Confidential sexual health services include:

  • Walk in clinics
  • Bookable appointments
  • STI testing
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Contraception (including coil and implant fitting)
  • Emergency contraception
  • Vaccines

Visit www.axess.clinic for more information.

The Gateway
89 Sankey Street
Warrington
WA1 1SR

01925 644202
 

Emergency contraception 

Emergency hormonal contraception can be given up to 72 hours after unprotected sex and is available free from all contraceptive and sexual health clinics, the Connect Service, your family doctor, Warrington Emergency Out of Hours Service and some pharmacies (even if you are under 16). Copper coils can also be used for emergency contraception up to five days after unprotected sex. For advice or to make an appointment please call 01925 644202.

Visit the NHS website for a list of the local Warrington pharmacies where you can go for your emergency contraception. You may also wish to consider having an STI test if you have had unprotected sex.