Your sexual health is important, and yet can easily be neglected with all the pressures of university life (One in four students contract an STI in their first year). With the help of the Students’ Union you can stay protected at no cost, pick up your free condoms from the Advice Service or the toilets in the Students Union at Peter Taylor House and Tindal.
Learn more about STIs here.
If you are worried about your sexual health of have recently had unprotected sex, then you should visit your GP or nearby GUM clinic straight away. Chlamydia tests are usually free, find out how to access one here.
Check out 'The Great Sex Guide' for tips and advice on a healthy sex life, and answers to those 'awkward' questions.
The Lime Tree Clinic (Cambridge)
Brookfields Hospital, 351 Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 3DF
Call: 0300 300 3030
Moulsham Lodge Clinic (Chelmsford)
Lilac Road, Chelmsford, CM2 9NY (appointment only)
Call: 0300 303 1212
Other useful links:
www.avert.org/ - Global information and education on HIV and AIDs
www.tht.org.uk – Fighting against the transmission of HIV and supporting those with the virus
www.bpas.org/ - The UK’s leading pregnancy and abortion care service