Genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics

There are Genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics across Northern Ireland. If you are worried that you have a sexually transmitted infection (STI), you can get tested at any of the clinics listed below. There are walk-in and appointment-only clinics available.

Find your local GUM clinic

You can find your local GUM clinic using the HSC service finder tool.

Belfast Trust

There is an appointment based clinic at the Royal Victoria Hospital and all appointments need to be pre-booked through the appointment line on:

  • telephone number: 028 9063 4050 which is available from 8.15 am until 11.15 am Monday to Friday

Your appointment will either be with one of the clinic doctors or with a specialist nurse.

The clinic is opened Monday to Friday and is organised into male and female clinics with separate entrances and waiting areas.

On Tuesday afternoons there is a mixed clinic which is accessed through the male reception.

Genitourinary Medicine
Level 3 Outpatients Department
Royal Victoria Hospital
Grosvenor Road
Belfast
BT12 6BA

Northern Trust

There is a walk-in clinic at the Causeway Hospital on Tuesdays (from 5.00 pm) and Fridays (from 1.30 pm).

There is also a nurse-led appointments-based clinic at the same location on Mondays, Tuesdays Thursdays and Fridays, 9.30 am to 12.30 am.

Genitourinary Medicine
Outpatients Department 2
Causeway Hospital
4 Newbridge Road
Coleraine
BT52 1HS

South Eastern Trust

There are specialist sexual health clinics based in Downpatrick, Bangor and Lisburn, which provide both routine and emergency appointment slots. All appointments can be made through the Downpatrick site from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm Monday to Friday:

  • telephone: 028 4483 8133

The receptionist will give you an appointment or arrange for you to speak to a nurse, who will prioritise your case.

Appointments are available at the Downe Hospital on:

  • Monday morning
  • Wednesday morning and Wednesday evening
Sexual Health Clinic
Outpatients Department
Downe Hospital
2 Struell Wells Road
Downpatrick
BT30 6RL

Appointments are available at the Bangor Community Hospital on Friday morning.

Bangor Community Hospital
Castle Street
Bangor
BT20 4TA

Appointments are available at Lisburn Health Centre on:

  • Monday morning
  • Thursday morning
Lisburn Health Centre
Linenhall Street
Lisburn
BT28 1LU

A youth health advice service is also available at Lisburn South Eastern Regional College on Monday mornings.

The South Eastern Trust works in partnership with GPs and practice nurses in the Bangor and Holywood areas to provide sexual health checkups. If you live in this area and do not have any symptoms, but would just like a check up, you can ask your GP about this service.

This will involve a blood test for HIV and syphilis and a urine sample or self-taken swab for chlamydia and gonorrhoea.

Southern Trust

There is an appointments-based clinic in Newry on:

  • Monday: from 2.00 pm to 5.30 pm
  • Wednesday: from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm
  • Friday: from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm
Genitourinary Medicine
John Mitchell Place
Hill Street
Newry
BT34 2BU
  • telephone: 028 3083 4215

email: gum@southerntrust.hscni.net

There is also a nurse-led clinic at Portadown Health and Care Centre on Tuesdays, from 9.00am to 4.00pm.

Clinical Zone
Ground Floor
Portadown Health & Care Centre
Tavanagh Avenue
Portadown
BT62 3BE

Western Trust

There is an appointment-based clinic in Omagh.

The opening hours are Wednesday, from 9.40 am to 4.30 pm.

Sexual Health Clinic
Outpatients Department
Tyrone County Hospital
Omagh
BT79 0AP
  • telephone: 028 7161 1269 (appointments made through Altnagelvin Hospital)

There is a walk-in based clinic 9.00 am to 11.30 am on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in Altnagelvin Area Hospital.

There are also appointment based clinics on a Tuesday morning from 9.00 am to 11.30 am and Wednesday and Thursday afternoons from 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm.

Altnagelvin Area Hospital
GUM Clinic
Anderson House
Altnagelvin Hospital
Londonderry
BT47 1SB
  • telephone: 028 7161 1269

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