Sexual Health Services

 

De Montfort Students' Union offers you free, confidential sexual health services during your time at DMU.

C-CARDS

 

C-cards are available from reception for anyone aged 18 – 24.  A C-card allows the bearer to obtain free condoms and lubricant from reception during our opening hours.

Registration takes about 10 minutes. You will be asked a few simple questions such as your age and address.  All the information is kept confidential.

https://www.leicestersexualhealth.nhs.uk/

CHOICES

Choices is run by trained healthcare professionals from Leicestershire and Rutland Sexual Health Services. 

Choices runs on Thursdays 10 - 12:30 in term time. This is via a drop in available through DSU Reception. 

Please be aware that this is a well used service and there is the possibility that the wait time to be seen could be lengthly. 

Choices will provide:

  • Provision of prescribed hormonal contraceptives including LARC methods
  • Sexual health testing including Chlamydia screening and treatment
  • Emergency contraception
  • Pregnancy tests and free condoms will be available via the C Card service.

Positive links with local services, health partners, school nurses and the college team supports the CHOICES provision.

Staffing

One specialist practitioner will attend each week who is a Non-Medical Prescriber, so is able to prescribe hormonal methods of contraception, emergency hormonal contraception and sexual health screen and treatment. The qualified member of the CHOICES team will be supported by a highly qualified health care assistant who can undertake routine STI screen, Pregnancy testing and pregnancy referrals and may run part of the service as a Screen & Go clinic.

More Help

On days when the Choices clinic is not running, help and advice can be obtained at St Peters Health Centre.