Having Sex in the City - Everything you need to know!
Welcome to LEEDSSEXUALHEALTH.COM your one stop shop for sexual health services in Leeds. The site lists all the FREE sexual health services available in Leeds – making your life easy. You’ll find useful maps, contact numbers, websites, and opening times at your fingertips. Each section is split into services for under 25s and services for over 25s – again to help you choose the most relevant services. So get exploring and tell your friends. Stay safe & stay in control.
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Exciting changes to Sexual Health Services in Leeds
On July 1st 2015 the new ‘Integrated’ Sexual Health Service will be launched in Leeds. The new service will be called Leeds Sexual Health and will be able to offer people both contraception and STI testing and treatment within one appointment.
A new city centre ‘Hub’ based within the Merrion Centre will be launched 26th October 2015 but until this time the service will be run from the current bases at the Centre for Sexual Health/GUM (Sunnybank Wing, LGI )and Citywise and as well as from four community clinics run from the Reginald Centre, Armley Moor Health Centre, Burmantofts Health Centre and Beeston Village Medical Centre.
Other changes include an new and improved version of this website (leedssexualhealth.com) which will assist you to explore the services available to you depending on where you live and what services you need including being able to book an appointment at a time that suits you. There will also be more options for ordering online STI testing including Syphilis and HIV.
Keep visiting this page for further updates
Are you worried about something?
If something has made you worry or feel concerned about your sexual health or choices please do get in touch with a support service;
Under 25? Call 0808 802 1234 and speak to Ask Brook who provide sexual health information, support and signposting to all under 25’s
Over 25? Call 0845 122 8690 and speak to the FPA Sexual Health helpline
For enquires about sexual health services in Leeds and how to make appointments to speak to someone face to face, please look around this website.
Contraceptive Questions? Need Advice?
If you want to talk about your contraceptive method or need to book in for an appointment please call our Contraception and Sexual Health service on 0113 3057884. Alternatively you can speak to your GP (family doctor). You may also call NHS Direct on 0845 46 47 for further information
Sexual Health Testing Sessions in Leeds Saunas
Steam Complex Sauna
Yorkshire MESMAC, in partnership with Leeds Centre for Sexual Health, now runs its full HIV/STI testing Sauna clinic sessions every Tuesday 12-3pm with some special events at the weekend at the Steam Complex Sauna in Armley. The free, drop-in service is aimed at men who have sex with men and is run by trained sexual health nurses with Yorkshire MESMAC staff doing outreach and advice sessions alongside the clinic opening hours. There is no need to make appointments as it’s on a first come, first served service. you will be able to test for HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis, Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, etc and get free Hepatitis B vaccinations so you can protect your liver from Hepatitis B (essential if you engage in fisting or rimming). You will get your results by text (or another preferred means of contact) within two weeks. Men do not need to pay to get into the Sauna to use the clinic.
The clinic is located at
Steam Complex Sauna, 8 Eyres Avenue, Armley, Leeds, LS12 3BA
Yorkshire MESMAC staff delivers the award winning Testing Times service every first Sunday of the month 2-4pm which offers free Rapid HIV tests and Chlamydia/Gonorrhoea pee in a pot tests . This free service is aimed at men who have sex with men. The HIV test uses a finger prick of blood to work out if you had HIV 12 weeks ago (commonly known as the window period) and the results are back in 20 minutes. The Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea test results will be notified by text with two weeks.
The clinic is located at
The Basement Sauna is located at 7 Heaton’s Court, Leeds, LS1 4LJ
All of these services are free and confidential. If you would like to ask any questions or prefer to access an HIV test by appointment or in one of our drop-in sessions at 60 Upper Basinghall Street, LS1 5HR or call us on 0113 244 4209. For more information on Testing Times and Sauna testing session schedules. To view more testing times click here
Leeds Skyline launches new HIV community Testing Sessions
From November 2013 Leeds Skyline started offering Point of Care HIV Testing from their base in Leeds City Centre. This testing service is pre-dominantly aimed at Black African Communities although other can access the service.
Leeds Skyline will be developing and advertising testing sessions out in the community in the next couple of months.
4th Floor, Gallery House,
131 The Headrow
Website: Click here