Sexual health and contraceptive services

Sexual health and contraceptive services

If you are sexually active, it’s important to look after your sexual health by having regular testing and obtaining information and advice on any sexual health related issues. Sexual health services are free, confidential and available to everyone regardless of sex, age, ethnic origin and sexual orientation.

Services are available across Central Bedfordshire. For more information visit the Safe Sex in Beds (link opens in new window) website.

The website has more information on:

  • HIV
  • emergency contraception
  • pregnancy
  • sexual dysfunction
  • condoms and contraception
  • sexual assault
  • chlamydia screening
  • sexually transmitted infections, including chlamydia, gonorrhoea, genital herpes, genital warts, syphilis, hepatitis, pubic lice, and Trichomonas vaginalis

Sexual health emergency help

If you have had unprotected sex and are concerned about the risk of pregnancy or exposure to HIV there are services available to provide emergency contraception (the 'morning after pill') or HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP). 

Please visit Safe Sex in Beds (link opens in new window) for more information.

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