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Change to STI self-test kits

The process for sending back STI self-test kits has changed. Kits can be ordered via Your Personal Health Record as usual, but you must log back in and tell us which tests you are sending back. See screengrab below:   If you do not do this, your tests will not be processed.

Sayana Press now available

We are now able to offer Sayana Press, a contraceptive injection that you can do at home. For more information, see Contraceptive Injection.

Bicester clinic has moved

Bicester clinic has moved from Bicester Community Hospital to Montgomery House Surgery. The first appointments and medicine collection slots will be held at Montgomery House Surgery on Wednesday 6 March. See Bicester Clinic for more details.

Know your HIV status – test today

As part of National HIV Testing Week (5 – 11 February 2024), we’re encouraging people to get tested and know their HIV status. HIV testing is free, quick and easy. We even have self-test kits that can be ordered online to be done at home so you don’t need to attend a clinic. Visit STI tests […]

Young persons drop-in – change of location

Our drop-in session for under 18s is moving. From Monday 27 November 2023, the drop-in will be held at the Oxford (Churchill Hospital) clinic rather than East Oxford (Rectory Road). The times will stay the same.

Can you feel your contraceptive implant?

We have been made aware of a recent video on social media showing a case where someone’s contraceptive implant moved to an artery in her lungs. This is a very serious complication and we understand that this may have made some implant users concerned. We want to reassure all of our implant users that this […]

New! Your Personal Health Record

We have launched a new online system – your Personal Health Record (PHR). PHR gives you a secure health record online, allowing you to: Book / change and cancel appointments Order STI self-test kits View your STI self-test results For more information, including how to register, see about your Personal Health Record.

Breast cancer and progestogen-only contraception

A recently published study has demonstrated a small increased risk of breast cancer in people using progestogen-only contraceptive methods (progestogen-only pills, implant, injection and progesterone coil / IUS). The increased risk is the same as the risk associated with using combined hormonal methods (combined pill, patch or vaginal ring). The small increased risk with the […]

Clinic opening in Abingdon

We will be running a weekly clinic at Marcham Road Family Health Centre, starting on Tuesday 28th March 2023. The clinic is open by arrangement only (please do not drop-in). For more information, see Abingdon clinic.

Clinic opening in Bicester

We will be running a monthly clinic at Bicester Community Hospital, starting on 15th March 2023. The clinic is open by arrangement only (please do not drop-in). For more information, see Bicester clinic.