Sexual health

We are a consultant-led team of sexual health clinicians which offers high-quality, confidential sexual health services.

Contact us

Times and days of clinics in Kent can be found on the Kent County Council website here.

Times and days of clinics in Medway can be found here.

Alternatively please call our information line on 0300 790 0245 or email:

kchft.medwaysexualhealth@nhs.net for Medway
kchft.sexualhealthservice@nhs.net for Kent

Who we are

We are a consultant-led team of sexual health clinicians which offers high-quality, confidential sexual health services.

What we do

We provide integrated sexual health clinics across Kent and Medway which offer screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections; contraception including long acting reversible contraception; HIV treatment and care services; young people’s services and sexual health promotion. Our clinics provide appointments and walk-in sessions across Kent and Medway.

We support pharmacies that are providing free emergency hormonal contraception to under 30 year olds in Kent and delivery the National Chlamydia Screening Programme in Kent which provides opportunistic screening to under 25 year old.

Our specialist trained therapists also deliver psychosexual therapy services across Kent.

How do you use this service?

You can contact the service directly or you can be referred by a GP or healthcare professional.

Your comments

November 2017
Thanet

Wonderful service, kind and committed staff, a very pleasant experience, thank you all.

November 2017
Folkestone

The care was fantastic. Professional, caring and really brilliant. Thank you.

November 2017
Swale

Very friendly made me feel at ease and not judged.

November 2017
Canterbury

Excellent service and fantastic staff. Had a walk in appointment and only had to wait 20 minutes. Overall was a very good experience.

November 2017
Canterbury

Staff very friendly, informative and knowledgable. I felt comfortable at all times.

November 2017
Chatham

Staff are friendly, patient and very informative and explain everything very clearly .

November 2017
Dartford

This is a very user friendly place, I feel comfortable about coming back again.

October 2017
Rochester

Relaxed and professional service.

October 2017
Ashford

Everyone was helpfully. Fantastic place. Definitely come here again.

October 2017
Swale

Very pleasant team, extremely reassuring.

October 2017
Thanet

From entering the clinic at reception to leaving after treatment I was treated sympathetically and attentively. In no way did I ever feel embarrassed which was an initial concern.

October 2017
Canterbury

Exceptionally kind doctor and efficient service at the clinic. I left feeling very relieved and confident that I'd been treated well.

October 2017
Chatham

Wonderful doctor and care assistant amazing too. Made me feel relaxed and well cared for. Would highly recommend this service.

September 2017
Rochester

Easy to access, friendly and supportive environment.

September 2017
Chatham

Good service received and quick and easy appointment then follow up results by text, staff were very helpful and professional.

September 2017
Dover

This service is fantastic. It's close to home and I feel valued whenever I have attended. All the staff are kind and caring to my needs.

September 2017
Swale

Staff very nice, informative and caring approach. Made me feel at ease and explained things well.

September 2017
Canterbury

Incredible service and the staff are extremely kind and helpful.

September 2017
Ashford

Fabulous service. Wonder staff.

September 2017
Thanet

All staff are always welcoming and great at making you feel at ease and they are very knowlegable. Always a pleasure visiting.

September 2017
Folkestone

Thoroughly explain what they are doing. All options given, don't rush you, understanding and non judgemental.

August 2017
Thanet

The way staff treat you. They treat you with respect and make you feel secure. Absolutely lovely staff.

August 2017
Dartford

The nurse I saw today was lovely, very professional and put me at ease. I was very happy with the service I received.

August 2017
Canterbury

Fantastic staff who listened and were extremely thorough in their investigations.

August 2017
Ashford

Very friendly and incredibly informative, made me feel comfortable and not judged.

August 2017
Swale

It was a great calming experience. The staff were amazing.

August 2017
Chatham

The staff were respectful and compassionate, they seemed knowledgeable and educated. The team spirit is so good and I couldn't help but appreciate their care for me.

July 2017
Dover

Wendy was extremely helpful, giving me the information and advice needed.

July 2017
Folkestone

All the clinic staff were very lovely. I was made to feel very at ease. I was nervous about attending but everyone was so lovely and helpful.

July 2017
Chatham

The lady was very gentle with me.

July 2017
Swale

The staff are very friendly and make you feel comfortable and in good hands.

July 2017
Thanet

The staff were so nice and I felt well looked after and felt confident that things were getting done. The kindness from reception right through to the doctors and nurse was amazing.

July 2017
Canterbury

Great, welcoming and comfortable atmosphere. Very friendly and professional.

July 2017
Ashford

It's a reliable service and the people are helpful and friendly.

July 2017
Folkestone

Nurse kept me very well informed, was kind and made me feel comfortable.

July 2017
Thanet

The clinic staff at Ramsgate are courteous, discreet, friendly and knowledgable.

June 2017
Ashford

Very relaxing environment and staff made me feel at ease and very welcome.

June 2017
Folkstone

Always lovely and helpful. Get information required.

June 2017
Canterbury

Extremely respectful and highest confidentiality.

June 2017
Chatham

The lady I got on the day was brilliant and reassuring and helped me a lot. Really appreciated the service.

June 2017
Thanet

For people who like me had no idea what to expect, it reassured me no end. Thank you.

June 2017
Gravesend

I was very satisfied with the service, didn't feel awkward at all, friendly and helpful.

May 2017
Folkestone

Had excellent service today . Was able to book an appointment in advance, seen on time and greeted by very friendly, professional staff. Implant removal was painless and quick, couldn't ask for more.

May 2017
Dover

The ladies down at the clinic were extremely understanding and helpful with my situation. The lovely lady that took my blood was so gentle and quick. Generally just a great service.

May 2017
Gravesend

I had a fantastic experience. I was seen by Suzie who was incredibly helpful and really put me at ease.

May 2017
Thanet

From the Receptionist to the Nurse and Doctor were all 100% professional and made me feel at ease for my first slightly embarrassing visit.

April 2017
Folkestone

Staff were extremely friendly, informed me of everything well and made me feel at ease.

April 2017
Ashford

I feel that I was seen to with great care by Karen today, who was very personable, friendly, and gave me the best possible service.

April 2017
Chatham

Very friendly, approachable, friendly staff. Discreet practice. Processed quickly.

April 2017
Thanet

The ladies that I came into contact with were informative, kind, open and helpful.

April 2017
Dartford

The nurse was extremely detailed, friendly and helpful. Even when it was to discuss embarrassing things, she was very professional and non-judgemental.

April 2017
Shepway

Absolutely fantastic. Will definitely return with any future worries or concerns.

April 2017
Gravesend

The nurse who saw me was absolutely fantastic and made me feel cared for and she was non-judgemental and down to earth.

March 2017
Chatham

The nurse, Vicky, was excellent. Very informative, clear and happy to answer any questions. I felt very comfortable and reassured by her. Excellent service. Best I have received.

March 2017
Dover

Amazing staff member (Wendy). For the first time I really feel that someone has taken the time to get to know me and understand my choices and decisions and help me choose a contraception to suit me and my life.

March 2017
Gravesend

The nurse Suzie was very re-assuring, helpful and informative - a very lovely lady.

March 2017
Folkestone

Very happy with service and efficient and friendly staff, putting you at ease from first instance.

March 2017
Ashford

First time to the clinic. I was very nervous and found the staff to be supportive and understanding.

February 2017
Chatham

Regina was very clear, consise and friendly. She put me at ease and explained thoroughly.

February 2017
Ashford

All staff very friendly and efficient. Got an appointment very quickly. Karen was incredibly friendly and helped me to feel relaxed.

February 2017
Canterbury

So helpful, friendly, reassuring, knowledgeable and a thankfully much more pleasant experience than expected. Thank you to all the staff.

February 2017
Swale

My consultant is very clear and understanding. Very responsible and helpful. I was nervous coming here to get tested but she made me feel so welcome and comfortable.

February 2017
Thanet

Amazing lady, made me feel at ease, talked me through everything with explainations. Very calm and relaxed. Couldn't have wished for a better lady to do it. Thank you Wendy.

February 2017
Folkestone

Excellent customer service. Outstanding care.

January 2017
Folkestone

Very kind, caring staff including chaperone Wendy who was very supportive. Pauline is a fantastic nurse, extremely professional in all she does and an asset to the service.

January 2017
Gravesend

Thank you. I was apprehensive about the appointment, but received an excellent service that put me very much at ease with all my health concerns.

January 2017
Chatham

Such an epic service. The staff here are fantastic, professional and kind.

January 2017
Swale

Very good customer service and prompt appointments. Procedure was explained well to me.

January 2017
Dover

The nurse I saw was amazing. So understanding and helpful. Wonderful lady. Reception ladies also amazing.

January 2017
Gillingham

Very quick, lovely staff that answered all my queries, very supportive and friendly.

January 2017
Dartford

The nurse who saw me was brilliant and very caring and professional. Thank you to all the staff today as I was seen and issues resolved all in one appointment.

December 2016
Gillingham

Informative and friendly staff. Knowledgeable and willing to listen.

December 2016
Ashford

Made it worry free and so welcoming. Friendly faces at a difficult and personal time.

December 2016
Canterbury

Comfortable and safe environment. Quick service and easy to access.

December 2016
Thanet

The doctor I visited at this clinic was very calming and made me feel very secure and relaxed.

December 2016
Chatham

Excellent service, kind and compassionate. The nurse was friendly and understanding - informative

November 2016
Folkestone

Jo is an absolute angel and gives me continuous support for the foster placements I bring to her. The young mums benefit greatly from her advice and guidance.

November 2016
Gillingham

Vicky was very friendly and helpful. She explained everything and made me feel at ease, brilliant.

November 2016
Chatham

Polite and understanding, sympathetic doctors and nurses. Excellent service. Feel extremely comfortable and happy with the service provided.

November 2016
Gravesend

Nurse Linda who I saw was really professional, took the time to listen to me and showed empathy in my situation. Very kind lady, would recommend her to all who attend.

November 2016
Dartford

Kirsty booked me in over the phone. She was having computer difficulties but she did everything she could to help. I called back later for the results and she explained everything clearly and had a really personable and kind manner. It made the experience much easier and she is a credit to this clinic.

October 2016
Rainham

The lady who removed my implant, made someone like me who was extremely worried feel safe, relaxed and made me laugh!

October 2016
Dover

The service is brilliant, very attentive and careful to the patient's needs.

October 2016
Canterbury

The staff were fantastic, friendly and professional. First class service, thank you all.

October 2016
Folkestone

Very friendly, helpful and most important there to help and not judgemental at all. Put you at ease about any discussion needed.

September 2016
Folkestone

Staff excellent and super informative, they know their stuff.

September 2016
Chatham

The clinic is very confidential in a place which I feel comfortable to access. Service/ staff very helpful and conduct themselves in a professional manner.

September 2016
Gillingham

When I attend the clinic, I am always made to feel comfortable and welcome with the personal services I access. Warm and friendly staff.

September 2016
Strood

Very pleasant people, very friendly and gave plenty of information about all their services they provide. Will recommend to every one I know.

September 2016
Thanet

Amazing helpful, friendly staff. Most compassion for patients and clientele I've ever witnessed.

August 2016
Canterbury

It was a friendly clinic and the service I recieved was brilliant.

August 2016
Thanet

Very impressed with the service, it's excellent, very informative, kind, compassionate - it makes a nice change!

August 2016
Rainham

Brilliant, kind and caring staff. Felt very calm.

August 2016
Ashford

Every time I come here all the staff are so friendly and welcoming and I'm always 100% satisfied when I leave the clinic.

August 2016
Dover

The staff were incredible - very helpful and reassuring, especially John, who was amazing.

July 2016
Ashford

Friendly staff, discreet service and just generally helpful in everything.

July 2016
Riverside Clinic

Incredibly reassuring. Patient and informative.

July 2016
Canterbury

Excellent service. Gilly was very friendly, helpful and also very professional. I am leaving feeling confident that I have recieved the best possible care. Thank you.

July 2016
Folkestone

Was anxious before, but staff were so reassuring. Fantastic team.

July 2016
Folkestone

I was made extremely comfortable and felt in good hands at all time.

June 2016
Riverside Clinic

Reception (Kuljit) was very friendly and Linda the nurse was lovely and really looked after me. Thank you.

June 2016
Thanet

Excellent service from start to finish. Professional service from Penny - thank you.

June 2016
Ashford

Extremely lovely, helpful understanding practitioners. Important service.

June 2016
Dartford

Staff and doctors all very friendly and welcoming.

June 2016
Folkestone

Extremely friendly helpful staff who went out of their way to help me.

June 2016
Canterbury

Bryony was fantastic. Very patient and took care of me when I felt faint.

May 2016
Canterbury

Lady who changed implant was amazingly comforting and made me feel at ease.

May 2016
Swale

Nurse was incredibly understanding and lovely. Have never been seen by a nicer nurse.

May 2016
Thanet

Excellent service. Staff were so friendly and went out of their way to help. Thank you.

May 2016
Ashford

Staff were lovely and professional, everything was fully explained and I was made to feel at ease.

May 2016
Riverside Clinic

Staff are very kind, considerate and thoughtful.

May 2016
Parkwood

Very friendly, made me feel completely relaxed.

April 2016
Dartford

The nurse I saw was extremely helpful and I am very happy with the service I received.

April 2016
Canterbury

Excellent service and very helpful, pleasant staff members. Thank you very much.

April 2016
Riverside Clinic

The service was exceptional - will recommend to friends.

April 2016
Ashford

The doctor was very friendly and polite, made me feel relaxed and less awkward about the whole thing.

March 2016
Canterbury

Everyone was extremely lovely and accommodating and completely non-judgemental.

March 2016
Ashford

Extremely helpful to me made me feel at ease and comfortable during my appointment. Very satisfied patient. Many thanks.

March 2016
Folkestone

Staff are friendly considerate and helpful.

January 2016

I recieved the best care and the nurses went above and beyond to make sure I was comfortable and happy. (Ashford)

January 2016

Very helpful - explained well and made me feel very comfortable.† Lovely reception. (Keystone)

January 2016

Amazing staff - was reassured and everything was explained in great detail. Was made to feel comfortable and my confidence in them grew. (Parkwood)