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Abacus Clinics for Sexual & Reproductive Health Care

We provide

- A free, confidential drop-in service for men and women of all ages including under 16s

- Contraception (including pills, IUD (coil), IUS, injection, implant, patch)

- Emergency contraception (including emergency IUD)

- Advice, counselling and information

- Free condoms

- Pregnancy testing

- Asymptomatic testing for Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, HIV, Syphilis and Herpes

- Treatment for Chlamydia, Herpes and Warts

- Referral for abortion

- Psychosexual counseling (for people with a Liverpool GP; appointment needed)

- Drop-in clinics and appointment clinics

- Cervical screening (smear test) 

Depending on your individual situation you may be asked to return for a further appointment on some occasions.

We ask a number of questions in every consultation. Find out more.

We do NOT provide

- Investigations, treatment or referral for gynaecological problems (please refer to GP) 
Prescriptions for drugs other than  contraceptive (refer to GP)

- Care for general medical issues e.g. chest problems, skin problems (refer to GP)

- Full sexual infection screening and treatment for infections

Contact:

Abacus clinics operate at the sites listed in the attached document

Waiting times: Waiting times at our clinics can be very variable.  This is a drop-in service so we cannot predict how many clients may come through the door.  Consultations times can vary depending on need; it is also necessary for the clinician to fill in medical records after each consultation. 

Clinic suspensions: On occasions it may be necessary to suspend clinic registration for short periods due to high numbers of patients accessing the drop-in service.  This is to ensure we maintain patient safety at all times.

If you need to attend for emergency contraception this is also available at the City Walk-In Service.

For general enquiries please telephone 0151 247 6500

For appointments please telephone 0151 247 6555

 

 

Who to contact

Telephone

Website
https://www.merseycare.nhs.uk/

Where to go

Name
Abacus Central - Clinics for Sexual & Reproductive Health Care
Address
The Beat,
6 David Lewis Street,
Liverpool
Postcode
L1 4AP

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday – Thursday 10.00 – 6.00pm Friday 10.00 – 4.00pm Saturday 11.00 – 4.00pm and Sunday 12 noon – 3.00pm
Time of day
Afternoon
Evening
Morning

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
No
Referral Details

Service available to men and women of all ages including under 16's

 

The service can be accessed by appointments or through our drop in clinics, however, some services such as IUD insertion or renewal, implant renewal/removal are available by appointment only 

Other notes

Improvements to Abacus Sexual Health Services

We have made improvements to the Abacus Sexual Health Service in Liverpool. Following the patient consultation carried out by Liverpool PCT spring 2013; we have brought clinics together so that we can give our patients:

- services to better suit their needs

- longer clinic opening hours

- the option of booked appointments as well as our drop–in service to reduce waiting times and increase choice

- our clinical expertise out in the community 

https://www.merseycare.nhs.uk/our-services/physical-health-services/abacus/