Genito urinary medicine

About Us

The Genito-Urinary Medicine (GUM) department is located on the top floor of the Geoffrey Hodges Wing on the Outwoods site of the hospital. The department provides a full range of general GUM services as well as specialist HIV care.

The department includes 2 consultation rooms, 2 examination rooms, 1 dual purpose consultation/examination room, 1 treatment room, 1 quiet/counselling room, 1 health adviser room, 1 microbiology laboratory and a reception with a patient waiting area.

Inpatient GUM support is provided on request and out of hours GUM patients are directed to the Emergency Department.

Contact details:

main telephone number 01283 593212

  • For Clinical enquiries (01283 511511 ext 2318)
  • For Non Clinical enquiries (01283 511511 ext 2328)

Service provided

The clinic offers tests and treatment for the following conditions:

  • Anogenital Herpes
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia
  • Contraception – Oral, emergency, barrier & injectable
  • Epididymitis
  • Genital Dermatoses
  • Genital Pain Syndromes
  • Gonorrhoea
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV
  • Lymphogranuloma Venereum
  • Molluscum Contagiosum
  • Non-Gonococcal Urethritis
  • Pediculosis
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Scabies
  • Syphilis
  • Trichomoniasis

The clinic also offers Health Advice including:

  • Information, education and support
  • Partner notification to ensure the attendance and treatment of sexual contacts at a GU Medicine clinic or Primary Care facility
  • Counselling, especially for those with HIV infection and their family, friends and partners 

Genito-Urinary Medicine

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