What happens at your appointment FAQ
Please be aware that decisions regarding patient’s care will be made during a consultation with a Clinician.
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A. You will need to contact Knowsley Council and ask to speak with the Commissioner’s secretary.
A. Sexual health line on 0300 123 7123 for confidential information and advice on sexual health Worth Talking About on 0300 123 29 30 for advice on contraception, sexual health and relationships (Mon-Fri 2pm-8pm, Sat-Sun 2pm-4pm) Brook on 0808 802 1234 for confidential sexual health information and advice for young people under 25 (Mon-fri 11am-3pm) You can also read and download leaflets about all STIs from the FPA website, or google sexual health and read other professional health sites for general information.
A. Smears for women under the age of 24 ½ are not part of the screening programme and our service will not undertake a smear. However, if there is a reason you are feeling anxious, then please come to one of our sessions to discuss with a Clinician.
A. No, we will only take a routine smear on a day you are not bleeding, ideally at least a few days after you have stopped or before you are due to start bleeding.
A. Chlamydia/ Gonorrhoea/ HVS/ HIV/ Syphilis: The clinician will discuss the results procedure when you have the tests taken. Smears: Letter to home, Client must be registered with a GP before we will take a smear