Important announcement: Due to the bank holiday, axess sexual health will be closed on Monday 27 May. We will be back open on Tuesday 28 May.

Find your local axess clinic

axess sexual health: an overview

axess sexual health is the free NHS contraception and sexual health service for Liverpool, Knowsley, East Cheshire, Warrington and Halton.

You can book an appointment at your nearest clinic using our online booking service.

Some of our locations offer a walk-in service, meaning you don't need an appointment to be seen. We have expanded walk-in hours at selected locations for urgent care.

Scroll down to view all of our clinic opening times.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are aged 19 and younger, you can use our axess 4 u sexual health service. You do not require an appointment to visit axess 4 u. Find out more here.

Frequently Asked Questions


What services do axess sexual health clinics offer?

At axess sexual health, we can offer you:

  • Emergency contraception
  • Contraception
  • STI testing
  • Coil fittings
  • Implant fittings
  • Vaccines
  • Pregnancy testing

Ring axess sexual health on 0300 323 1300 and select your nearest clinic location to find out more about the services your nearby clinic offers.

How can I contact axess sexual health to book an appointment?

You can telephone us on 0300 323 1300 and select your nearest clinic location to speak with us over the phone.

You can also book an appointment using our online booking service.

What criteria is required to be seen in an urgent walk-in?

If you are dealing with any of the below, you can walk into most axess clinics during their respective opening times:

  • I have painful genital ulcers (or require repeat medication for this)
  • I have pelvic pain
  • I need emergency contraception
  • I have had unprotected sex in the last 72 hours, with someone at high risk of HIV and may require PEP
  • I am currently taking PEP
  • I require syphilis treatment
  • I have been sexually assaulted
  • I am 16 or younger
  • I have been diagnosed with an STI and require treatment
  • I have a pain in my testicles
  • I have IUD/S problems (including pain, bleeding, or lost threads)
  • I am having problems with my implant (including pain, redness, swelling oozing, or unable to feel implant)

Opening times for axess clinics

axess sexual health operates across Liverpool, Knowsley, East Cheshire, Warrington and Halton. All of our clinic opening times are listed below.

PLEASE NOTE: walk-in clinic opening hours may vary depending on capacity.

Opening times for axess sexual health in Liverpool


Opening times for axess sexual health at Royal Liverpool Hospital

axess sexual health at Royal Liverpool Hospital can be found at:

Linda McCartney Centre

Accessible via Mount Vernon Street, off Prescot Street on the Royal Site

Liverpool

Merseyside

L7 8YE

Opening times for appointments and urgent walk-ins (walk-in times may vary depending on demand and capacity in clinic):

Monday, 09:00-18:00

Tuesday, 09:00-18:00

Wednesday, 09:00-18:00

Thursday, 11:00-18:00

Friday, 09:15-16:00

Saturday, 09:15-16:00

Opening times for telephone assessment and our appointment booking line:

Monday, 09:00-16:00

Tuesday, 09:00-16:00

Wednesday, 09:00-16:00

Thursday, 11:00-16:00

Friday, 09:00-16:00

Saturday, 09:00-16:00

Clinic opening times for non-urgent walk-ins (times may vary depending on demand and capacity in clinic):

Monday, 09:00-12:00

Tuesday, 09:00-12:00

Wednesday, 09:00-12:00

Friday, 09:00-12:00

Opening times for axess sexual health at The Beat, Liverpool City Centre

axess sexual health at Liverpool City Centre can be found at:

The Beat, 6 David Lewis Street

Liverpool

L1 4AP

Opening times for appointments only (walk-in clinics are not available at this site. For walk-in availability, please see the opening hours for the Royal Liverpool Hospital clinic):

Monday, 09:00-18:00

Tuesday, 09:00-18:00

Wednesday, 09:00-18:00

Thursday, 11:00-18:00

Friday, 09:00-16:00

Opening times for telephone assessment and our appointment booking line:

Monday, 09:00-16:00

Tuesday, 09:00-16:00

Wednesday, 09:00-16:00

Thursday, 11:00-16:00

Friday, 09:00-16:00

PLEASE NOTE: Starting 6 January, our Saturday walk-in service in Liverpool has moved from The Beat to the Linda McCartney Centre. Click here for more information.

Opening times for axess sexual health in South Liverpool (Garston)

axess sexual health in South Liverpool (Garston) can be found at:

32 Church Road

Garston

Liverpool

L19 2LW

Opening times for appointments only (walk-in clinics are not available at this site. For walk-in availability, please see the opening hours for the Royal Liverpool Hospital clinic):

Monday, 09:00-18:00

Tuesday, 09:00-18:00

Wednesday, 09:00-18:00

Thursday, 11:00-18:00

Friday, 09:15-16:00

Opening times for axess sexual health in Knowsley


Opening times for axess sexual health in Huyton

axess sexual health in Huyton can be found at:

The Arch, 2 Ellison Grove

Huyton

L36 9GA

Opening times for walk-in clinics (times may vary depending on demand and capacity in clinic):

Monday, 17:00-19:00

Thursday, 17:00-19:00

Opening times for telephone assessment and our appointment booking line:

Monday, 09:00-13:00

Tuesday, 09:00-13:00

Wednesday, 09:00-13:00

Thursday, 11:00-13:00

Friday, 09:00-13:00

Clinic opening times for appointments:

Monday, 13:30-16:00

Tuesday, 13:30-16:00

Wednesday, 13:30-15:00

Thursday, 13:30-16:00

Friday, 13:30-16:00

*Please note that The Arch has a car park which patients can use.

Opening times for axess sexual health in Kirkby

axess sexual health run a specialist appointments-only long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) clinic at St. Chad's Health Centre, Kirkby:

St. Chad's Health Centre

132 St. Chad's Dr

L32 8RE

Clinic opening times for appointments:

Wednesday, 9:00-13:00

Opening times for axess sexual health in Cheshire East


Opening times for axess sexual health in Macclesfield

axess sexual health in Macclesfield can be found at:

New Alderley House

Macclesfield Hospital

Macclesfield

SK10 3BL

Opening Times for walk-in clinics (times may vary depending on demand and capacity in clinic):

Monday, 16:00-19:00

Thursday, 16:00-19:00

Opening times for telephone assessment and our appointment booking line:

Monday, 09:00-13:00

Tuesday, 09:00- 13:00

Wednesday, 09:00-13:00

Thursday, 11:00-13:00

Friday, 09:00-13:00

Clinic opening times for appointments:

Monday, 13:30-15:30

Tuesday, 13:30-16:00

Wednesday, 13:30-15:30

Thursday, 13:30-15:30

Friday, 13:30-15:00

Opening times for axess sexual health in Crewe

axess sexual health in Crewe can be found at:

Eagle Bridge Health and Wellbeing Centre

Dunwoody Way

Crewe

CW1 3AW

Opening times for telephone assessment and our appointment booking line:

Monday, 09:00-13:00

Tuesday, 09:00-13:00

Wednesday, 09:00-13:00

Thursday, 11:00-13:00

Friday, 09:00-13:00

Clinic opening times for appointments:

Monday, 13:30-15:30

Tuesday, 13:30-16:00

Wednesday, 13:30-15:30

Thursday, 13:30-15:30

Friday, 13:30-15:00

Opening Times for walk-in clinics (times may vary depending on demand and capacity in clinic):

Wednesday, 16:00-19:00

Thursday, 16:00-19:00

Opening times for axess sexual health in Warrington


Opening times for axess sexual health in Warrington

axess sexual health in Warrington can be found at:

Bath Street Health and Wellbeing Centre, Legh Street

Warrington

WA1 1UG

Opening times for walk-in clinics (times may vary depending on demand and capacity in clinic):

Monday, 17:00-19:00

Wednesday, 17:00-19:00

Opening times for telephone assessment and our appointment booking line:

Monday, 09:00-13:00

Tuesday, 09:00-13:00

Wednesday, 09:00-13:00

Thursday, 11:00-13:00

Friday, 09:00-13:00

Clinic opening times for appointments:

Monday, 13:00-16:00

Tuesday, 09:00-13:30

Wednesday, 13:00-16:00

Thursday, 11:00-14:30

Friday, 13:00-16:00

Opening times for axess sexual health in Halton


Opening times for axess sexual health in Runcorn

axess sexual health in Runcorn can be found at:

Halton General Hospital, Block 8

Hospital Way

Runcorn

WA7 2DA

Clinic opening times for appointments:

Monday, 13:00-16:00

Wednesday, 13:00-16:00

Thursday, 13:00-14:30

Friday, 13:00-16:00

Opening times for telephone assessment and our appointment booking line:

Monday, 09:00-13:00

Tuesday, 09:00-13:00

Wednesday, 09:00-13:00

Thursday, 11:00-13:00

Friday, 09:00-13:00

Opening times for walk-in clinics (times may vary depending on demand and capacity in clinic):

Wednesday, 17:00-19:00

Opening times for axess sexual health in Widnes

axess sexual health in Widnes can be found at:

Widnes Health Care Resource Centre

Caldwell Rd

Widnes

Widnes

WA8 7GD

Clinic opening times for appointments:

Tuesday, 09:00-16:00

Opening times for telephone assessment and our appointment booking line:

Monday, 09:00-13:00

Tuesday, 09:00-13:00

Wednesday, 09:00-13:00

Thursday, 11:00-13:00

Friday, 09:00-13:00

Opening times for walk-in clinics (times may vary depending on demand and capacity in clinic):

Tuesday, 17:00-19:00

Opening times for axess sexual health in Wirral


Opening times for axess sexual health in Wirral

axess sexual health run a specialised HIV service at:

Birkenhead Medical Building

2nd Floor, 31 Laird Street

Birkenhead, CH41 8DB

Our skilled and experienced team will continue to provide a full package of care for monitoring, treatment, and management of people living with HIV:

If you are newly diagnosed or new to the area, you can be transferred from your original care provider, or you can self-refer to the clinic.

Our specialist HIV clinics run each Monday and Thursday from our new premises at Birkenhead Medical Building.

Our previous location, Clatterbridge clinic, can be reached by calling 0151 604 7596 and can be found at:

Clatterbridge Hospital

Clatterbridge Road, Bebington

Wirral

CH63 4JY

For clinics provided by our partners at sexual Health Wirral please visit www.sexualhealthwirral.nhs.uk