Somerset Wide Integrated Sexual Health Service
SWISH (Somerset-Wide Integrated Sexual Health Service) offers free confidential testing and treatment for all sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, and offers a full range of contraception. SWISH is open to all ages including under 16’s.
0300 124 5010
Looking after your sexual health Sexual health is an important part of physical and mental health as well as your emotional and social wellbeing. It's important to take care of your sexual health and to talk about sex and relationships with your loved ones.
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Many people with sexually transmitted infections (STIs) do not get symptoms, so it's worth getting tested even if you feel fine. If you think you have an STI, the earlier you're tested, the sooner treatment can be given if it's needed. An STI can be passed from one person to another through sexual contact, including vaginal, anal and oral sex. STIs can pass between men and women, and from women to women and men to men.
Sexual Health Helpline
The National Sexual Health Helpline provided by Public Health England is open Monday to Friday, 9am-8pm.
0300 123 7123
Brook provides free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing services.
Honest advice about contraception, pregnancy, STIs and pleasure.
0300 123 7123
Terrence Higgins Trust
Advisers can provide emotional support if you are worried about your sexual health or have concerns about living with HIV. Help to access services local to you across the UK, whether provided by THT or by someone else.
0808 802 1221