The Umbrella clinic at Boots City Centre store, High Street, Birmingham will no longer be open on Sundays from 2 June.

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Our services

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  • STI self-sampling kits

    If you're aged 16 or over and living in Birmingham or Solihull, you can request a free sexually transmitted infection (STI) self-sampling kit.

    STI self-sampling kits

  • Abuse survivors clinic

    If you've been raped, sexually assaulted or sexually abused within the last 10 days, it may be possible for forensic evidence of the assault to be collected by a sexual assault referral centre (SARC) (or the West Midlands Paediatric Sexual Assault Service (PSAS) if you're under 18).

    Abuse survivors clinic

  • Alcohol and substance misuse

    Drink and drugs can make people feel less nervous, which might make having sex while drunk or high seem like a good idea.

    Alcohol and substance misuse

  • Cervical screening (smear tests)

    Please note that Umbrella no longer provides cervical screening services.

    Cervical screening (smear tests)

  • Free condoms

    Condoms are available for free from Umbrella clinics and pharmacies, and from some GPs.

    Free condoms

  • Confidentiality

    The Umbrella service is part of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB).


  • Contraception services

    Umbrella clinics and pharmacies offer a range of free contraception, and you can get some forms of contraception for free from your GP.

    Contraception services

  • HIV testing

    If you're aged 16 or above and living in Bimingham or Solihull, you can request a free sexually transmitted infection (STI) self-sampling kit and get tested from home.

    HIV testing

  • Post-exposure prophylaxis after sexual exposure to HIV (PEPSE)

    If you’ve had unprotected sex – sex without a condom, or you used a condom and it broke – with somebody who you think might be HIV positive within the last 72 hours, you may be able to avoid infection by taking PEPSE.

    Post-exposure prophylaxis after sexual exposure to HIV (PEPSE)

  • Pregnancy testing and advice

    Think you might be pregnant? Not sure what to do next? Find the right service for you You can buy do-it-yourself pregnancy testing kits from pharmacies and supermarkets.

    Pregnancy testing and advice

  • Psychosexual services

    Sexual problems can impact anyone at any stage in life, and you don’t have to be in a relationship to experience these issues.

    Psychosexual services

  • Services for under-16s

    If you are under 16 you can come to any Umbrella clinic to use our services.

    Services for under-16s

  • Sexually transmitted infection (STI) services

    There is currently a shortage of hepatitis B affecting all healthcare providers, including Umbrella.

    Sexually transmitted infection (STI) services

  • Walk-in appointments

    Umbrella clinics offer a mixture of pre-booked appointments and walk-in clinic slots throughout clinic opening times.

    Walk-in appointments

  • What to expect in clinic

    When you arrive, please go to the reception desk where a member of our team will be able to help you.

    What to expect in clinic

  • Appointments

    This page contains details of how to book, cancel or reschedule an appointment at our clinics.


  • Services we don't offer

    There are many services Umbrella can’t provide.

    Services we don't offer

  • FAQs

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