Garden Clinic

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Upton Hospital        
Albert Street

0300 365 7777


Update to sexual health services

Garden Clinic opening hours

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Bank Holiday Bank Holiday Slough
Bank Holiday Clinic Closure
Slough Resumes
Service as Usual
Easter Bank Holidays Friday 29th March 2024
Monday 1st April 2024
Tuesday 2nd April 2024
May Bank Holidays Monday 6th May 2024
Monday 27th May 2024
Tuesday 7th May 2024
Tuesday 28th May 2024
Bank Holiday Bracknell Bank Holiday
Clinic Closure
Bracknell Resumes
Service as Usual
Easter Bank Holidays Monday 1st April 2024 Thursday 4th April 2024
May Bank Holidays Monday 6th May 2024
Monday 27th May 2024
Thursday 9th May 2024
Thursday 30th May 2024

You can attend for booked appointments only at:

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Upton Hospital
Skimped Hill Health Centre
St Mark’s Hospital
Community Health Clinic
Monday 12pm – 7pm 11am – 6pm CLOSED
Tuesday 8.30am – 4pm CLOSED CLOSED
Wednesday 8.30am – 11am CLOSED 5PM – 7PM VIRTUAL CLINIC
Thursday 8.30am – 4pm 10am – 3pm CLOSED
Friday 8.30am – 4pm CLOSED CLOSED
Saturday 10am – 12.00 Virtual Advice.

No appointment is needed for the Young Person’s Clinic (for those aged 18 and under) at:

  • Upton Hospital, Slough: Wednesdays, 3.30pm – 5pm
  • Skimped Hill Health Centre, Bracknell: Thursdays, 3.00pm – 5pm

Our phone lines are open between 10:00am – 2:00pm throughout the week. Please be aware our phone lines close every Wednesday afternoon at 1:00pm.

0300 365 7777

Garden Clinic services

Sexual health screening

If you have symptoms of an infection, book an appointment via

Anyone not experiencing any symptoms but wish for a peace of mind test, can now order a free online postal kit via the website.

We don’t offer cervical smear tests, which you should be able book via your GP surgery instead.

Contraception (East Berkshire residents only)

For all contraception appointments, call to book an appointment: 0300 365 7777 (option 1). Online booking is not available.

The service offers all forms of contraception, including Depo Provera injection, contraceptive pills, Evra Patches, but ongoing contraception requirements, including prescriptions, will need to continue via your GP surgery.

Larcs – Coils & Implants

We only fit Mirena coils for contraception purpose, and not as part of HRT or controlled bleeding. These will need to be done at your GP surgery or by referral to Gynaecology.

We offer specialised Larc Clinics and endeavour to see all service users within 4 – 6 weeks.

HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)

HIV testing and treatment and emergency treatment following HIV risk (PEP) are all

available. For information about Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) or Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP), please visit our website.

Services requiring referral from a GP

Psychosexual Counselling (East Berkshire residents only)

We offer psychosexual counselling and ask that all service users are referred by their GP following the below criteria:

  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Erectile disorders
  • Genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder (previous dyspareunia and vaginismus)
  • Orgasmic dysfunction or anorgasmia

(For men) Premature and delayed ejaculation

Your GP is likely to carry out some tests, including bloods, blood pressure, cardiovascular risk assessment, genital examination, and/or trial of the medication Sildenafil (Viagra) (if suitable).

(For women) Pain during, or inability to have, penetrative sex

An examination is required to rule out any dermatology, gynaecology or urology conditions that will need treatment prior to a psychosexual therapy referral.

Garden Clinic: Skimped Hill Health Centre
Garden Clinic: St Mark's Hospital Community Health Clinic
Garden Clinic: Upton Hospital