Purple Friday 27th February
Purple Friday, 27th February - will you wear purple and tweet a purple selfie to #purpleselfie to show your support for the LGBT community and stand up against homophobia, biphobia and transphobia. Our staff in Sexual Health Services will be showing their support.
Temporary Service Changes
From 10th November the Thursday walk-in clinic between 9.00 am - 3.00 pm at Ninewells will be suspended for 6 months.
On a Thursday the service will continue to provide
Booked appointments for Long Acting Reversible Contraception and to manage urgent problems.
LINC clinic for under 18s. The young persons’ walk-in is from 4pm to 6pm.
The MOT Clinic (Cairn Centre) 4.30pm - 7.00 pm
From week commencing 2nd February 2015 the Thursday appointment only clinic in Abbey Health Centre will cease. Appointment clinics will be available Monday to Wednesday 9.00 am - 12.30 pm
3rd Party Reporting
As of 1st August 2014 Sexual Health Services and MOT are now third party reporting sites for homophobic and transphobic hate crimes.
LGBT Charter Mark
Our Sexual Health Services have signed up to the LGBT Youth Scotland Charter Mark. We are working towards this independent accreditation to ensure LGBT have confidence accessing our services.
Sex - It's healthy to talk about it
Is there something new you'd like to try or something you don't want to try but don't know how to have that conversation with your partner?
Why not visit http://www.sexualhealthscotland.co.uk/ and take a look at their new campaign? It has helpful hints and "how to" videos to help you start that all important conversation. We want to encourage people to feel confident having frank, honest and positive conversations about sex and making them part and parcel of every day relationships.
Syphilis cases in Tayside
NHS Tayside has seen an increase in the number of cases of syphilis in the second half of 2013. This has been seen particularly in young heterosexual people aged 15-25. If you would like further information about our local response please click on the syphilis statement link to the right of this page. If you would like more information about the signs and symptoms of syphilis visit our Syphilis page.