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Health and wellbeing services

Sexual health services

Provide delivers the Essex Sexual Health Service for Essex residents. They offer a free, confidential, non-judgemental service available to residents regardless of sex, age, ethnic origin and sexual orientation.

You do not need a referral from a GP.

They offer the following services:

  • testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs and STDs) in-clinic and online
  • HIV testing via 'test at home' service (finger prick test available at Basildon clinic)
  • eC-Card Scheme (free condoms for young people)
  • Chlamydia screening
  • pregnancy tests
  • most forms of contraception
  • emergency contraception/morning after pill
  • general sexual health advice, counselling and support

For more information, please visit the Essex Sexual Health Service website or call 0300 003 1212.

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