Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are diseases passed on through intimate sexual contact. They can be passed on during vaginal, anal and oral sex, as well as through genital contact with an infected partner. Common STIs in the UK include chlamydia, genital warts and gonorrhoea.
Over recent years, there has been a rise in the number of sexually transmitted infections (STI’s) in the UK. The most common STI is Chlamydia followed by genital warts.
We offer a confidential non judgmental STI screening service at the surgery. Please ask for appointment with the Nurse or Doctor for more details.
Find out more for men and women:
- Download a background document on Sexual Health
- Visit the GoSexual Health website who run our local sexual health service and clinic.
- Visit www.nhs.uk/livewell/sexualhealth
Sexual diseases include:
- Genital warts
- Genital herpes
- Pubic lice
- Non-specific urethritis
Page last updated: 21 January 2019