Getting it On (GIO)
Services in Kingston
If you are aged under 19, living in Kingston, and need to speak to someone about a sexual health worry, you can contact the KU19 and Contraception and Sexual Health clinics (CASH - run by Your Healthcare) by phone: 020 8339 4783, text (monitored Mon-Friday 9am - 5pm on 07507 205308 ) or email firstname.lastname@example.org. There is more information on the Getting it on website.
CASH services are also available to people of any age, gender or sexuality, and like KU19, provide all forms of contraception, condoms, STI and HIV testing, chlamydia testing, treatment and follow up, emergency contraception, and pregnancy testing. All services are run from Hollyfield House in Surbiton/Tolworth
The Wolverton Sexual Health Centre at Kingston Hospital
The Wolverton Centre is a dedicated Sexual Health Clinic open Monday to Friday, and located at Kingston Hospital. The clinic specialises in sexually transmitted infections (STIs), contraception, HIV, and specialist genitourinary medicine services. All consultations are confidential, free and no referral is required from your GP.
Young people can attend any of Wolverton services throughout the week. There are no walk-in services (unless your immediate safety is at risk), and you should call to arrange to have your needs assessed.
For information about service times see www.sexualhealthkingston.co.uk
Telephone Call Centre – 020 8974 9331 – Opening times vary Monday to Friday.
Services in Richmond
You can speak to youth workers in our youth centres about sexual health. they also offer the CCcard scheme.
You can find other sexual health services near you on the Getting it on website.
Youth out Loud!
Many young people have problems or are embarrassed when trying to talk about 'sexual health'. And also don't know where to find information which is factual and helpful.
Youth Out Loud, based in Kingston, have produced a video which has real people and medical staff offering thoughts, advice and reliable sources of good information for all people - but especially young people who are trying to discover what is right for them when it comes to sex and sexual health.
Other ways to find support
NHS service finder: Find a sexual health service near you
Visit Sexual Health South West London website for a full list of clinics across Wandsworth, Richmond and Merton.
Local pharmacies or chemists
At many pharmacies, you can get:
- free emergency contraception (‘morning after pill’) for those under 25
- chlamydia screening for those under 25
- gonorrhoea screening for those under 25
See a list of pharmacies that offer free testing and emergency contraceptive on the Getting It On website.
Your doctor or GP surgery
Most GPs offer:
- free contraception for all ages, including long acting reversible contraception (LARC) such as implants and coils
- free Chlamydia testing for 15 to 24 year olds
- free Gonorrhoea testing for 15 to 24 year olds
Some local GP surgeries offer contraception and sexual health services to those not registered with the practice. Please call individual practices to check.
Find a GP near you using:
Online STI testing available
Spectra work with diverse communities to improve the positive and informed health choices of individuals. Non-judgemental and peer-based services include: health checks, HIV testing, groups (including for trans, non-binary, genderqueer and questioning people), free condoms, counselling and one to one support.