The MCR provides free condoms, lube, pregnancy tests, dental dams and rape alarms for its members, available from the welfare reps via your pigeon hole.
Oxfordshire Sexual Health Services
A number of Sexual Health Services are available throughout Oxfordshire and detailed information can be found from the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust Website. To easily know which service or clinic is appropriate for your needs use this ‘which clinic?’ checklist.
Oxford Sexual Health Clinic
Located at Churchill Hospital, the Sexual Health Clinic offers routine STI and HIV screening and contraception. Appointments are available between 9am-11am and 3pm-5.30pm Monday to Thursday, and 9am-11am on Fridays, and can be booked by phoning 01865 231 231. Drop in sessions (no appointment needed) are offered Monday to Friday, 11:15am – 3:15pm. More information here. There is a useful web page managed by Oxford Brookes University that provides a ‘walkthrough’ of a visit to this clinic.
The Oxford Clinic also offers comprehensive outpatient care for people with HIV, and provides assessment services for those who might require PEPSE (Post Exposure Prophylaxis following Sexual Exposure) treatment.
Sexual Health Advisors
Sexual Health Advisors are available for one-to-one, confidential discussions at the Oxford Sexual Health Clinic, or via telephone – call 01865 231 231 and select option 3. Advisors are able to provide information in relation to STI and HIV testing, facilitate clinic access, provide support and advice, and discuss issues of sexuality and sexual identity.
Oxfordshire Sexual Health Services offer a number of services for the provision of contraception, and further advice for options appropriate to your circumstances. Information about these services, emergency contraception and other available options can be found here.
All forms of Sexual Violence are traumatic and it can be difficult to know who to contact and what to do. OUSU has put together this guide of available options.