Sexual Health

SU Reception

 

SU Reception, based in Square 3 of the Colchester campus (next to the SU Bar) provides the following items:

  • Pregnancy test kits for £2
  • Free condoms
  • Free Dental Dams
  • Free sanitary items

At the University of Essex Health Centre

 
  • Essex Sexual Health Services provide a free and confidential service every Wednesday 17.00 – 19.00 (during term time) at the University of Essex Health Centre. This is an appointment based service - please call 0300 003 1212 to book an appointment.  These clinics are provided exclusively for students and a range of services is provided:

    • General sex advice and support

    • Testing and treatment for STIs 

    • Chlamydia Screening

    • Pregnancy tests

    • Emergency contraception/morning after pill

    • Other forms of contraception

  • Emergency Contraceptive pills are also available free of charge via prescription/the NHS. The Urgent Treatment Centre at Colchester General Hospital (Turner Road) can provide treatment if the campus Health Centre is closed.  If you are not a registered patient with the Health Centre, you should contact your GP surgery.
    (Note: Pharmacies can supply this, but they may charge £25.00 - £35.00)

 

Other clinics in the area:

 

Contraception services:

The High Street Clinic - Essex Sexual Health Services

66 High Street

Colchester CO1 1DN

01206 745 371 / 745 372 / 745 374.

Monday: 08.30 – 14.30

Tuesday: 08.30 – 13.00

Wednesday: 08.30 – 15.00

Thursday: 08.30 – 14.30 AND 16.00 – 18.30

Friday: 08.30 – 11.30

Saturday: 09.00 – 13.00

University Health Centre - Essex Sexual Health Clinic

University of Essex

Wivenhoe Park

Colchester CO4 3SQ

01206 794484

Wednesday: 17.00 – 19.00 (term time only)

Clacton Clinic

Clacton and District Hospital

Tower Road

Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1LH

01255 201678 (Clinic times only)

Monday: 14.00 – 19.00

Wednesday: 18.00 – 20.00

Harwich Fryatt Hospital

Podiatry Unit, Fryatt Hospital

Harwich CO12 4EX

01235 201216 (Clinic times only)

Tuesday: 16.30 – 19.00

Sexual Health Services:

 

 SH:24 

 Free, discreet and confidential service delivering home test kits and contraception direct to your door.

 sh24.org.uk

 

 Clacton and District Hospital

 Tower Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1LH (Clinic times only)

 Monday:          Drop-in clinic: 14.00 – 18.30

 Friday:            Appointments: 14.00 – 16.00

 Halstead Hospital

 78 Hedingham Road, Halstead CO9 2DL 01787 273136 (Clinic times only)

 Wednesday:    Drop-in clinic: 16.30 – 18.30

 Harwich Fryatt Hospital

 Podiatry Unit, Fryatt Hospital, Harwich CO12 4EX 01255 201216 (Clinic times only)  

 Tuesday:          Drop-in clinic: 16.30 – 19.00