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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.

Kidlington clinic closed on 15 December

Kidlington clinic will be closed for the day on Thursday 15 December 2022. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Main phone line – change to opening hours

The opening times of the main phone line have changed as of Monday 28 November 2022. The new times are posted on the Contact us page.

Mobile clinic unit – your ideas wanted

We are looking at ways to provide our service at different locations and we will soon be trialling a mobile clinic unit at the Horton General Hospital in Banbury. If successful, we will take the trial on the road to different locations across Oxfordshire. If you are interested in contributing ideas about this service, please […]

Postal strikes and STI self-test kits

Royal Mail postal strikes are planned for October, November and December. See the Royal Mail website – strike updates. If you are ordering an STI self-test kit, please allow extra time for this to be sent to you and for your test results to come back from the lab.

Bank holiday closure – Monday 19 September

Oxfordshire Sexual Health Service will be closed on Monday 19 September as it is the state funeral of Her Majesty The Queen. If you have an appointment for that date, we will be in touch to reschedule for as soon as possible. Please see below for urgent help or treatment when we are closed: Emergency contraception If […]