Sexual health

Find a local sexual health clinic in London here.

The NHS provides free and confidential sexual health services across London. 

Get a free STI testing kit

SH:24 provides free and confidential STI testing that you can access 24 hours a day. They test for Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Syphilis and HIV.
NHS HIV London

Give HIV the finger – a finger prick test is all it takes

Londoners are being urged to get tested for HIV and encourage others to test for HIV as part of National HIV Testing Week.

Free HIV test kit

Around 20% of the estimated 100,000 people living with HIV in the UK remain undiagnosed.

10 steps to putting on a male condom

A condom covers the penis and acts as a barrier between the penis and the vagina, the penis and the mouth or the penis and the anus.

Can I catch Chlamydia without having sex?

Sexual health expert Dr. Catherine Hood talks about chlamydia with Emma Howard.

Could I have a sexually transmitted infection (STI)?

If you've had unprotected sex (without a condom), there's a chance you could have caught an STI.

How old do you have to be to have sex in the UK?

From the age of 16 you can legally consent to sex (this includes sexual intercourse, penetrative sex and any sort of sexual touching) but 16 may not necessarily be the right age for you to start having sex.