The whole process of rapid HIV testing takes 20 minutes and can be done in a few easy steps:
This option is preferred by many.
Just walk-in Monday to Saturday (no appointment needed) or contact the sexual health team on 0121 643 0821 and book a test.
Using postal STI testing kits, our sexual health staff can assist you to take the necessary samples (urine sample, swabs and finger prick blood sample) to test for:
If you are unsure about or have difficulty using the home testing kits this is a great option. By being assisted with testing you may develop confidence to test yourself on future occasions.
This service is intended for those who do not have STI symptoms. If you have symptoms we recommend that you seek treatment. You can find details of clinics where you can get treatment on the www.umbrellahealth.co.uk website.
About the Nurse led weekly sexual health clinics
Birmingham LGBT, supported by Umbrella, are committed to providing quality, accessible and appropriate sexual health services for the LGBT community. We offer weekly sexual health and well-being clinics for all LGB or T people.
We provide a safe, confidential space for those who may prefer to access this service in a dedicated LGBT environment.
The weekly clinic is nurse led and facilitated by the sexual health promotion team.
What services are available at the weekly nurse led clinic?
(*Treatment for syphilis not administered at Birmingham LGBT but can be arranged via another clinic location)
When does the clinic run?
Every Wednesday and Thursday from 9am until 5pm.
Contact the Sexual Health Team for more information
Tel: 0121 643 0821
These clinics are not currently running.
Please contact our sexual health team to find out about current service options.
Tel 0121 643 0821
What services are available at a POP-UP clinic?
These POP UP Clinics are ideal if you find getting into other clinics difficult or prefer to get your sexual health testing done whilst you’re out.
Look out for us while you’re out.