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Sandwell Sexual Health Services

Our sexual health and contraception services offers free and confidential emergency contraception, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections and information about sexual health.

The services are based at the following locations and are open to people of all ages from all areas:

  • Lyng Centre for Health and Social Care, Frank Fisher Way, West Bromwich, B70 7AW
  • Summerfield Primary Care Centre, 134 Heath Street, Birmingham, B18 7AL (Mondays only)
  • Glebefields Health Centre, St Mark’s Rd, Tipton, DY4 0UB (Tuesdays only)
  • Oldbury Health Centre, Albert St, Oldbury B69 4DE (Wednesdays only)
  • Rowley Regis Hospital, Moor Lane, Rowley Regis (Thursdays only)”


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Dr Muralidhar Sivaram, Consultant in GU Medicine and HIV

Dr Susan Whalen, Consultant in Contraception

Specialist/senior nursing staff

Sr Talibah Sterling, Department Manager and Lead Nurse for Contraception

Sr Florence McFarquhar, Safeguarding Lead and Lead Nurse for GUM

Sr Alexandra Louise Bradshaw, Lead Nurse for GUM

Sr Jayne Saunders, Lead Nurse for HIV

HIV dietician

Stephanie Rayson

Lead pharmacist for HIV and genitourinary medicine

Amardeep Singh

Our team consists of male and female members of staff, so if you wish to see a team member of a specific gender, we will try our up most to accommodate you. However, you may have to rebook. Our specialist team are also supported by a number of staff nurses, healthcare assistants and reception and admin staff.


Sexual health and contraception information and advice

  • The emergency contraceptive pill (morning after pill)
  • Various forms of contraception including condoms, contraceptive pill, coils, implants, patches
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Testing for the following sexually transmitted infections: gonorrhoea, Chlamydia, HIV/AIDS, syphilis, hepatitis A, B & C (for those at increased risk), genital herpes (if you have symptoms), review of genital warts (if you have symptoms), thrush, bacterial infections, trichomonas and non-specific urethritis
  • Assessment and treatment of skin problems in the genital area
  • Natural family planning
  • Cervical smear tests


Sandwell Sexual Health Services is based at The Lyng Centre on the third floor, and offers an appointment-only service.

To book please:  

Call 0121 612 2323


Text 07860 018932

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Useful websites

You can get more information about sexually transmitted infections and contraception from:

NHS Choices

Family Planning Association (FPA)

FPA sexual health helpline: 0845 122 8690
Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm (closed bank holidays and 3pm – 4pm on Thursdays) 

There are also information leaflets about sexually transmitted infections and methods of contraception available in the waiting area of the clinics, so please help yourself.



For appointments and any further information call the service on 0121 612 2323.

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