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The Northern Contraception, Sexual Health and HIV Service

The Northern Contraception, Sexual Health & HIV Service offers routine, intermediate and specialist sexual and reproductive health provision including the testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, contraception and emergency contraception. We provide our services across North, Central and South Manchester, Stockport, Tameside and Trafford, offering a free, confidential and friendly service.

The service also provides easily accessible clinical advice and support to a range of health professionals including GPs, practice nurses, pharmacists, and other contraception, sexual health and HIV teams across Greater Manchester.

What we can offer:

The Northern Contraception, Sexual Health & HIV Service is for men and women of all ages. Services available include:

  • Testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections, including HIV
  • All methods of contraception
  • Emergency contraception
  • Free condoms
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Abortion information
  • Dedicated services for young people under 25 ‘FRESH’ – details at:
  • Reproductive health advice and referral
  • Post exposure prophylaxis (PEP)

In addition we also provide specialist services these include:

  • Psychosexual counselling
  • Menopause care
  • Treatment for uncomplicated sexually transmitted infections
  • Outreach contraception services for clients with special needs
  • Highly specialised contraception
  • IUD and implant clinics


Do you want a sexual health check-up for peace of mind?

  • Order an STI test kit online
  • Fill in the online form and a kit will be delivered to you within 3 working days of your request.
  • You will get a free post envelope with your kit to return it to us.
  • Just pop your test and forms into the envelope and put it in your nearest post box.
  • Once we have received your kit, your test will be processed and results given within 2-3 weeks

Who to contact

0161 701 1555
The Northern Contraception, Sexual Health and HIV Service website
Extra details

The Northern Contraception, Sexual and HIV Service is part of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Where to go

Name of Venue
The Northern Contraception, Sexual Health and HIV Service
Venue Address
Upper Brook Street
M13 0FH

When is it on?

Days & Times
Monday to Thursday: 08:00 – 18:30; Friday: 08:00 – 16:00; Saturday: 09:30-12:00

Who is it for?

All Ages

How to use this service

Referral Required?
Referral Details

We have changed our walk in services to online booked appointments at some of our sites.

To make an appointment with The Northern Contraception, Sexual Health & HIV Service we ask you to please book online for the following clinics:

  • Manchester              The Hathersage Centre
  • Manchester              Withington Community Hospital
  • Stockport                 The Choices Centre
  • Tameside                 Orange Rooms
  • Trafford                   Urmston Clinic

We will release our online booking slots at 8.30am. These slots will be for the following working day (excluding weekends and Bank Holidays).

You should attend 10 minutes before in order to register

Please note, if you arrive late we may not be able to see you.

We will see you as close to your allocated appointment time, though this may not always be possible.


Cost Information
The service is free

How accessible is this service?

Further Details


Last updated date:
29 November 2021

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