Health advice: sexual health

  • Abortion
  • Abuse
  • Chlamydia
  • Contraception 
  • Domestic abuse
  • Gender issues
  • HIV
  • Pregnancy
  • Rape
  • Sexual assault 
  • Sexual health
  • Sexually transmitted infections (STIs/STDs)
  • Victim support 

Abortion

University: drop in to see the nurse health advisers at either campus or contact them by phone / email.

Website: abortion advice from British Pregnancy Advisory Service – balanced advice and treatment‎

Website: NHS Choices

Website: Brook: Your life | Abortion

Abuse

University: The University has a counselling service with fully qualified and accredited counsellors. You can book an initial assessment through the SIZ or contact the counselling team directly.

Chlamydia

University: Collect a free testing kit from the LRC toilets or the Health Centres at both BOC and BRC. If you are under 25 you can also request a free testing kit online from NHS West Sussex Sexual Health or by phone: 0800 015 0503

Website: NHS Choices

Contraception

University: Free condoms are available in the health centre and LRC toilets on both Campuses.

Website: FPA – find a Clinic

Organisation: or contact your GP or attend the Family Planning Clinic at:  

  • Chichester Sexual Health Clinic, St Richard's Hospital: 0845 1113456
  • Bognor Regis War Memorial Hospital: 0845 1113456

Domestic abuse

Website: Victim Support

Website: Women’s Aid

Helpline: National Domestic Violence Helpline: freephone 24 hour 0808 2000247

Website: NHS Choices

Website: Helpguide – a trusted, non-profit guide to mental health and wellbeing

Gender issues

University: the University has a Gender and LGB Equality Group (GLGB) that is proactive in taking the lead to shape the gender including trans gender and sexual orientation equality agenda for the University, while ensuring compliance with legislative requirements. Members have first-hand experience, appreciation or specialist knowledge in matters that impact on the gender, trans gender, and lesbian, gay and bi-sexual University community. If you have an area of particular interest and would like to be involved either email equality@chi.ac.uk or look out for campus announcements.

University: you can also talk to the Student’s Union LGBT Officer – email: sulgbt@chi.ac.uk

HIV

University: if you know or suspect that you may have HIV please see one of our nurse health advisers for advice and guidance.

Website: Terrence Higgins Trust or phone: 0808 802 1221

Pregnancy

University: for advice and support see the nurse health advisers.

University: the University of Chichester Policy on Support for Pregnant Students can be found on the policies webpage in the section for student support.

Rape

University: The Sexual Assault Guidance Booklet has been created to provide you with advice, guidance and useful contacts.

University: You may also speak in complete confidence to the nurse health advisers or a student adviser.

Sexual assault 

University: The Sexual Assault Guidance Booklet has been created to provide you with advice, guidance and useful contacts.

Website: Life Centre is a charity based in Chichester, providing counselling services for survivors of rape and sexual abuse.

Website: The Saturn Centre provides free support and practical help to anyone in Sussex who has experience sexual violence and/or sexual abuse. 

Sexual health

Website: Brook – sexual health advice and service for people under 25.

Website: Sexual Health Chichester

Website: Sexual Health Bognor Regis

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs/STDs)

University: see the nurse health advisers for confidential advice.

Website: Sexual Health West Sussex

Victim support 

Helpline: Victim Support - support line weeknights 8pm to 8am, weekends Saturday 5pm to Monday 8am: 08 08 16 89 111


The Student Health Service at the University

Please contact the Student Health Service for more information on any of these topics, or with other queries about your health.

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