Sexual health

Sexual health includes finding suitable contraception, avoiding getting a sexually transmitted disease (STI), and managing menopause.

Good sexual health is about being confident and in control, and keeping ourselves and our partners safe.

If you’ve a question concerning sex, sexual health or contraception, find out more on the NHS website.

If you think something’s wrong, using the NHS website will help you work out whether to visit your GP or a sexual health clinic.

Unity Sexual Health Services

Unity Sexual Health is a new service for people living in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

Free, friendly and confidential services include:

  • sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and treatment
  • contraception
  • pregnancy advisory services.

For more information on Unity Sexual Health visit or call 0117 342 6900.

Visit your GP

Your GP can provide support and advice on a wide range of sexual health issues including fertility, menopause, contraception and screening for STIs.


Many large pharmacies offer free emergency contraception, condoms, chlamydia screening and treatment to people who are under the age of 25.

Where else can I find help?

You’ll also find a range of advice and information about sex, relationships and your body at Unity Sexual Health and in person or online at the Brook Clinic.

Find your nearest pharmacy