Screening and treatment for all Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) is available as well as same day HIV testing and testing for Hepatitis B and C.

A wide range of contraceptive methods are offered, including contraceptive pills, contraceptive injection (Depo-Provera), contraceptive implant (Implanon) insertion and removal, and IUD and IUS insertion (appointment needed).

Emergency contraception, condoms and cervical screening (smear) are also provided to patients as required.

Blackpool Sexual Health Services provides free confidential advice to all patients who attend and can be found at:

Whitegate Health Centre
Whitegate Drive
Blackpool
FY3 9ES

You can also telephone the service on 01253 957171, email: healthadvisors.mailbox@nhs.net or visit the Blackpool Sexual Health Services website.

Clinic Times

Sexual Health Services is open from Monday to Friday and it is possible to access services without an appointment (with the exception of the Implant Clinic). However it is recommended that you make an appointment by calling 01253 957171, as priority will be given to patients with an appointment. Sexual Health Services also offer a number of Community Contraceptive Clinics in Blackpool.

A full list of clinic opening times can be found here.

LGBT

A new LGBT Group aims to support young people aged 14 – 25 years of age across the Fylde Coast. If you are interested then please click here to see a flyer for more information.

Horizon

Horizon1Horizon is a charity organisation that offers free sexual health services funded by Blackpool Council.

You will find the Horizon building at 102 Dickson Road FY1 2BU where you can access:

  • Screening for blood borne viruses
  • Screening for chlamydia
  • Sexual health advice and support
  • Free condoms and lube including a postal service
  • Support for a positive diagnosis for Hep C or HIV
  • Clinic for men who have sex with men
  • LGBT support
  • Sexual violence support