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 you have had unprotected sex, you can get emergency hormonal contraception (EHC) from some pharmacies. See oxme.info – list of pharmacies supplying emergency hormonal contraception (pdf). Not all of these will be open or able to provide EHC on a bank holiday – where possible, phone to check before you visit the pharmacy.
- Sexual assault
You can report a sexual assault and / or get support at the Solace Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC).
If you think you have been exposed to HIV by having sex, go to an Emergency Department (A&E) as soon as possible and within 72hrs and say you need post-exposure prophylaxis following sexual exposure (PEPSE).
You can use NHS 111 if you have an urgent medical problem and are not sure what to do.