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Monkeypox is a rare infectious disease, but there are a number of cases in the UK. Monkeypox can also spread if there is close contact between people, including: Touching clothing, bedding or towels used by someone with the monkeypox rash Touching monkeypox skin lesions or scabs, particularly if your own skin has sores or cuts […]

Kidlington and Wantage clinics – changes to opening times

The opening times for Kidlington and Wantage clinics are changing in June 2022. The clinics will be open every fortnight rather than every week. The day Kidlington clinic is open will also change, from Wednesday to Thursday. Kidlington clinic will be open weekly up to and including Wednesday 8 June. It will then open every […]

Rectory Road clinic opening soon

Our clinic on Rectory Road, East Oxford, will be reopening in May. More details to follow shortly.

Abusive behaviour towards our staff

Oxfordshire Sexual Health Service does not tolerate any form of abuse towards its staff. This includes face to face and telephone communication. Anyone displaying unacceptable language or behaviour will be reported to the Trust’s security team, and we may choose to stop providing your care. There’s no excuse for abusive behaviour towards NHS staff (Oxford […]

Wearing masks from 19 July 2021 onwards

It is still essential to wear a mask / face covering if attending our clinics (unless exempt and agreed with a clinician before you come into clinic).

Unprotected sex – help out of hours

Sometimes it is important to get help quickly if you’ve had unprotected sex (for example, if you need PEPSE or emergency contraception). There are other places you can go to if Oxfordshire Sexual Health Service is closed: PEPSE – go to an Emergency Department (A&E) if you need PEPSE out of hours. See PEPSE for […]

Welcome to our new website

We hope you will be able to find answers to most general queries on this website. In particular: Read about the service you require before contacting us. Email addresses for contraception or STI related queries and consultations can be found on the contact us page. If you have any problems using this website or finding […]