• STI postal kits are currently delayed due to a temporary postal issue. Please allow up to 21 days for test kits to arrive.  Chlamydia & Gonorrhoea test kits can be picked up from main reception at Unity Central Health Clinic between 09:00 and 16:00 If you urgently need a blood test, or have symptoms, please call 01173426900

Signposting and Resources for Patients

Welcome to our Patient Information page where you will find a collection of resources that you can use to provide your patients with more information on Unity Sexual Health, sexually transmitted infections, contraception and sexual well-being. You will also find details of specialist or targeted organisations which complement mainstream services .

Note due to COVID some of the details listed here may have changed. We recommend you check the relevant website directly for the most up to date information.

Signposting to resources for young people

  • Gendered intelligence

    Gendered intelligence runs projects where young trans people can meet one another and talk about what it’s been like for them.

    At the sessions, young trans people can explore their gender identity, ask questions and address their needs. The group also provides an opportunity for young trans people to tell their stories and to gain support from one another. They run various activities in a safe space, there is an annual camping trip, and opportunities to make friends.

    Gendered Intelligence also have a mentor scheme and work one to one with a young trans person who is in education as well as offer training to teachers and support parents and family members.

    Note due to COVID some of the details listed here may have changed. We recommend you check the website directly for the most up to date information.

  • Off the record

    Off the Record work with young people to promote and improve mental health and wellbeing

  • Rife

    Rife Magazine is made by the young people of Bristol for the young people of Bristol. It has a friendly guide to STIs and testing.

     

  • What would you do?

    The following films were created as part of the ‘What Would You Do?’ 2017 programme, a successful and creative intervention project based in schools to help reduce crime across Bristol communities.

    Commisioned by West Country Crimestoppers and created by Unique Voice CIC

    Relationships:

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    Mob mentality:

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    Hate Crime:

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    Online Safety:

    Vimeo

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    Reporting to Crimestoppers:

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    What Would You Do? Song – Music Video:

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Signposting to services which offer support to victims of abuse: exploitation, domestic violence, FGM

Support for parents and guardians

How to support parents of sexually exploited young people: an evidence review

The Centre of Expertise on Child Abuse has resources relevant to providing effective support to parents of sexually exploited young people.

 

Patient information

Contraception

 

  • Before you have an IUD or IUS fitted we recommend you complete the self assessment form below. If you have been referred by your GP you will be sent a copy of this when you are sent your appointment and we ask that you bring your completed form with you to your appointment.

Advice before you have Intra-uterine contraception (IUC) fitted

Advice after your IUC fitting

 

Leaflets for support

 

Multilingual Rose Clinic Leaflet

 

 

Patient self-assessment tools

Contraception and Pregnancy risk

Unity Pregnancy risk assessment

FPA contraception tool 

Brook contraception tool 

Self assessment before you have an IUD or IUS fitted (See link below)

 

Sexually transmitted infections

Unity STI risk assessment

Unity HIV risk assessment

Unity PEPSE risk assessment

Resources for people with learning disabilities

Easyhealth.org.uk – has a series of health leaflets and films on

  • abortion
  • abuse
  • cervical screening
  • contraception
  • HIV and AIDS
  • menopause
  • parenting
  • periods
  • puberty
  • sex and relationships
  • sexual health
  • smear tests
  • testicles

and health films on

  • abuse
  • relationships

A picture of health  helps clinicians provide Easy Read information to people with learning disabilities.

You can use this website to print these Easy Read examples that are being used by other clinicians to help you and your patients. If you modify any documents please acknowledge the original source.

Other good online resource include:

 

 

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