SEXUAL HEALTH SERVICES
at THE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTRE
At UMC we offer three different “pathways” for you to get tested for STIs (sexually transmitted diseases).
Read carefully below to determine which service is the most appropriate and efficient for you.
C H L A M Y D I A D R O P - I N C L I N I C
18 – 24??? Would you like a routine Chlamydia Check?
Drop into our Chlamydia Clinic on Tuesday and Thursday Evenings to do your self taken swab or urine sample.
Can’t make Tuesdays or Thursdays?
Don’t worry – you can
pop into reception anytime to ask one of our receptionists for your Chlamydia Kit.
Your screening results will be sent directly to your mobile
phone via a discreet text message.
Free Chlamydia Screening is also available at
The University Nursing Services in Room EG3 at Keynes College
No appointment neccessary
E X P R E S S C L I N I C
Would you like a quick and easy full STI check?
If you have NO symptoms, NO sign of infection, NO concerns
and NO worries then this is the clinic for you!
Telephone 01227 469333 and book your Express Clinic appointment.
During this 15 minute appointment you will be required to complete a quick triage questionnaire, do a self taken swab or urine sample to check for Chlamydia and have a blood test for HIV & Syphilis by our practice nurse
You will be required to ring for your test results 1 week after your appointment.
Questionnaire: If you would prefer to complete this at home before your appointment you can print off the questionnarie form here:
Express Clinic Female Form or Express Clinic Male Form
Please Note: This clinic is NOT suitable for men who have sex with men who may need more specific testing and advice. Please book an appointment with the Mercury Clinic
M E R C U R Y C L I N I C
Do you have any sexual health related worries or concerns?
Do you think you have an STI?
Have you had contact with somebody who has a confirmed or suspected STI?
If you have any signs of infection, any symptoms, any concerns or worries then please book into our Mercury Clinic.
The Clinic runs on a Tuesday and Thursday.
You will have a 30 minute appointment with our Specialist Sexual Health nurse. A full sexual history will be taken and if appropriate you will have a full sexual health examination.
During this appointment you will have tests for Gonorrhoea, Chlamydia, Syphilis, HIV and any other specialist tests you may require.
This clinic is for anybody of any age with a sexual health related concern. You will have the opportunity to ask any worrying questions and have a discussion with the specialist nurse.
Please telephone reception on 01227 469333 to make your Mercury Clinic appointment.
PLEASE NOTE : Men with an appointment at the Mercury Clinic
should NOT PASS URINE for 2 hours before they see the nurse
The specialist nurse will contact you with any results in 1 week.
For more details of the MERCURY CLINIC click here
CONFIDENTIALITY: We, at the University Medical Centre provide a confidential service to all our patients. Your consultation at the Mercury Clinic and Express Clinic will be entered into your primary care records to ensure continuity of care.
If you have any worries about confidentiality please feel free to ask a member of staff.