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A visit to a sexual health clinic
We want your visit to a sexual health clinic to be straightforward . This page aims to give you an insight in to what you can expect and links to videos showing patient’s who have visited sexual health clinics. Visits to sexual health clinics are free and confidential.
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Cervical screening
Cervical screening is one of the best ways to protect yourself from cervical cancer. Cervical screening checks the health of your cervix. It's not a test for cancer, it's a test to help prevent cancer.
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Child sexual exploitation
Child sexual exploitation (CSE) is when a child or young person is tricked or forced into doing something sexual in return for things like love, affection, money, drugs or alcohol.
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This section contains information and support regarding consent including reading, links and resources
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Did you know there are 15 different methods of contraception available in the UK?
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Digital Resources
Useful links to apps, videos and our YouTube site where you will find a range of playlists relating to different sexual health topics,
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Domestic Violence
Read more about domestic abuse and stalking. Find out where to get help.
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Exploitation and Modern Slavery
Modern slavery is like an umbrella term, like ‘fruit’, it encompasses many different aspects i.e trafficking, forced labour and exploitation. Human trafficking is the most common modern slavery crime.
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Female Genital Mutilation
Understanding more about What is Female Genital Mutilation, safeguarding girls, the law and health implications
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Find a bSHaW Service Centre
Sexual health clinics, young people centres, C-Card, community pharmacy and sexual assualt referral centres
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Healthy Relationships
Healthy relationships are relationships that make you feel happy and safe. Find out more about healthy relationships.
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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
HPV is the name given to a very common group of viruses. There are many types of HPV, some of which are called "high risk" because they're linked to the development of cancers, such as cervical cancer, anal cancer, genital cancers, and cancers of the head and neck
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Learning Disabilities
Sexual health and relationships are important for everyone. Our aim is to help everyone find high quality, reliable information.
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**New resources and information for Trans and Non Binary People recently added. This section contains general information relating to LGBT*+along with more specific information. You can also find information on local and national services and support in this section.
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Parents and carers
Help and advice for parents and carers regarding sexual health and relationships.
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Finding out that you are pregnant may give rise to very different feelings for different people. Some people may feel excited and happy, others may feel scared and uncertain. All of these feelings are normal.
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Public and patient information
Need to know where to go for sound information on sexual health, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), contraception or pregnancy?
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Register for the C-Card
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Sexting or sending nudes is when someone shares a sexual message, naked or semi-naked image, video or text message with another person. It doesn’t have to be a nude image of them and could be an image of someone else. Read more about sexting and how to stay safe.
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Sexual Assault
Sexual violence can happen to anyone; men, women and children. The effect that it has on people will vary and different people may feel the impact of assault at different times.
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