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Private clinics

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Many private healthcare services offer face to face clinic appointments, or you can order STI testing kits over the internet to do the tests at home.

The results of any STI or HIV test done at a private clinic won't go on your medical records. You will have to pay for the test but you can make an appointment at a time that suits you and you'll get the results quickly. Most private clinics also offer treatment for STI’s.

  1. Better 2 Know
  2. The STI Clinic

Better 2 Know

We've teamed up with Better 2 Know to offer private STI and HIV testing at private GP clinics around the UK - this means that if you choose a private test with one of their clinics some of the cost will go towards our fight against HIV. Better2Know will donate to us for every test you book through them.

With over 120 clinics across the UK, Better2Know is the UKs largest network of private clinics offering HIV tests and STI testing.

They are 100% confidential which means the results will not go on your NHS medical record. You can even use a false name if you wish to remain completely anonymous.

The results of your tests are available very quickly, e.g. HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C results are back the same day your sample is received in the lab.

Better2Know also offers an Everywhere service where they will send a nurse to you wherever you are in the UK who will take your samples at your home, office or hotel and then send them to the laboratory for fast analysis. This saves you having to go to a clinic.

A complete range of HIV and STI testing is available. All their screens have been put together by medical experts. The Full STI screen includes tests for HIV, Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Syphilis, Hepatitis B, Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma. They also have special MSM and WSW screens.

If you feel that a this service might be for you just call 020 7099 0955 for an appointment, or you can find out more on the Better 2 Know website. Please quote THT when you book to get a 5% discount, and for a 5% donation to be made to Terrence Higgins Trust.

Better 2 Know private clinics

The STI Clinic

The STI Clinic enables you to order an STI test online, provide a sample at home then receive your results via their secure website.

The STI Clinic fully supports the work of Terrence Higgins Trust, as well as Terrence Higgins Trust’s belief that it is important for all sexually active people to get tested on a regular basis.

By mentioning Terrence Higgins Trust when you order your test online, you will receive a 5 per cent discount and a further 5 per cent from the sale of the test will be donated to Terrence Higgins Trust. Simply register online and order the test when you’re ready. When prompted, enter ‘THT’ in the Discount Code box and your 5 per cent discount will be calculated.

A range of testing options are now available. Testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) through an online clinic could be a good option for anyone who is uncomfortable with, or who does not have time to, visit their GP or local clinic.

The STI Clinic has partnered with The Doctor's Laboratory to provide a quick and reliable service by post.

The STI Clinic 



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  • An excellent service. I got all my results back really quickly.

    Posted 22:18 Tue 08 Oct 2013
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    Posted 09:48 Mon 14 Aug 2017

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If we all test we can stop HIV.

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