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*I want to protect myself against sexual transmitted infections (STIs)

Sexually transmitted infections are on the increase across England. In 2018 the number of sexually transmitted infections rose for the first time in three years in Staffordshire. The scary ones are back. There was a 26% increase in Gonorrhoea diagnosis in England between 2017 and…

Activity Finder Tool (Sport Across Staffordshire)

Sport Across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent is a partnership of agencies “working together to champion participation, enjoyment and success through sport, physical education and physical activity”. Use their activity finder to find an activity to suit you. 

Do I have a sexually transmitted infection (STI)?

STIs do not always have symptoms but can have consequences if they are not treated. If you think you might be at risk of having an STI then you can be tested easily at one of Staffordshire’s sexual health clinics. If your test returns positive…

Have you tried the Staffordshire Connects Health and wellbeing planner?

Have you tried our Health and wellbeing planner? Everyone can use our Health and wellbeing planner to help make positive lifestyle changes to your lifestyle and find the support needed. Whatever lifestyle changes you are planning to make, getting some support from the planner could be just the thing…

I had unprotected sex and I don’t want to be pregnant / get an STI?

If you have had unprotected sex you may be at risk of a sexual transmitted infection (STI), or be pregnant. Women may be at risk of an unwanted pregnancy if they have had unprotected sex, contraception has been missed, or contraception has failed. Contraception can…

I want to access sexual health services in Staffordshire

People in Staffordshire can access information about sexual health, services to test and treat sexually transmitted infections, and receive a variety of different types of contraception from a number of different sources. Information and opening times for STI test and treat and contraceptive services Newcastle…

I want to access sexual health services outside of Staffordshire?

If you prefer not to attend a local clinic there is an agreement in place which allows you to attend any sexual health clinic in England free of charge. You do not need to give them your personal details but they may ask you for the…

I want to avoid getting pregnant

There is a wide range of contraception available that can protect against unwanted pregnancy. It is worth looking at all the contraception options as each comes with different benefits and you may find one type of contraception suits you better than others. Reversible contraception Reversible…

I’m pregnant but I didn’t plan it?

If you had unprotected sex, missed or used failed contraception, and have not used emergency contraception, then you could be pregnant. If you think you might be pregnant then pregnancy tests can be purchased from pharmacies, supermarkets, and many local convenience stores. Tests are easy…

I’ve been pushed into having sex - what should I do?

Confidential and sensitive help is available. Please call the National Sexual Health Helpline free on 0300 123 7123 Alternatively, contact the police on 101, tell your GP, or visit one of our sexual health clinics who can advise on what your options are. You may…
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