Focus on chlamydia

Why get tested?

Chlamydia is the most commonly diagnosed sexually transmitted infection (STI) among under-25s. Often there are no symptoms, but testing and treatment are simple.

Before sex: what to ask your partner

Advice on how to talk to a new partner about safer sex and your sexual history.

Sex activities and risk

The risks of getting sexually transmitted infections (STIs) through various sex activities, including oral and anal sex.

Visiting an STI clinic

What to expect at an STI clinic, including tests, treatment, and the questions you may be asked.

STI symptoms that need checking

Find out the symptoms that could mean you have a sexually transmitted infection (STI).

Sexual health FAQs

A sexual health expert answers questions on infections, discharge, itching, smells and anal sex.

Keeping your vagina clean and healthy

Find out about keeping your vagina clean and healthy without using a douche, scented wipes or perfume.

Services near you

Find addresses, phone numbers and websites for services near you


Condom, no condom?

Link to YouTube website

You decide what happens in this interactive video about sexual health.

Sex and young people

Answers to sex FAQs, including saying no, what to do if a condom splits, being gay and more

Need help now?

Where to get sexual health help urgently, including advice about what to do after unprotected sex or sexual assault