We can also help you contact partners if you have been diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection.
This service is for patients who have chronic recurrent genital problems. We see and manage individuals of all ages with non-sexual infection problems such as:
You can also see our Pregnancy Options Advisors, who will provide you with the necessary help and support during your pregnancy decision making process.
If you are attending our Contraceptive Services to request a termination, you can be referred to the Termination of Pregnancy Assessment Clinic directly from Contraceptive Services.
Termination of Pregnancy Co-Ordinator - 0191 5699150
The Young Person's Contraceptive Nurse works closely with young people to provide contraceptive and sexual health advice and support. Links with schools and colleges to provide sexual health education and advice.
The following contraceptive methods are provided:
This service is for women with a range of problems including hormonal, medical gynecology and complex contraceptive issues.
Sunderland Royal Hospital: 0191 569 9966 – Contraceptive Services
Gateshead: 0191 2831577
South Tyneside: 0191 4028168
Our locations include:
Sunderland Sexual Health
Gateshead and South Tyneside Sexual Health
Free Online Home STI Testing Service
In response to COVID-19 and social distancing guidance:
Gateshead & South Tyneside Sexual Health service have launched a new online home STI Testing service to increase wider community testing access.
If you are aged 16 or over and live in Gateshead or South Tyneside you can order a testing kit direct to your door.
The home testing kit offers screening for infections such as HIV, Syphilis, Chlamydia & Gonorrhoea.
Testing kits are discretely packaged in a plain envelope and will be posted through your letter box
Results will be sent to you by text within 10 working days.
If you have an infection you will be offered an appointment at either the Gateshead or South Tyneside sexual health clinic which will also include treatment.
Did you know that many people with an STI will have no symptoms at all? That's why it's important to be regularly tested if you have had unprotected sex or have recently changed partners.
Aged 16+ and live in Gateshead or South Tyneside please visit the below link to order a home test for HIV, Syphilis, Chlamydia & Gonorrhoea