Advice on all aspects of sexual health, HIV testing and sexual health screening.
GUM (Genito Urinary Medicine) Clinic
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Tel : 0131 536 2103
You may have to arrange an appointment up to 4 weeks in advance but there is a walk-in clinic, where no appointment is necessary, from until ,
If you choose to have your test at GUM your results will be totally confidential and you can request a full sexual health check-up which can be done at the same time as your HIV test. For men, this normally involves a swab from the penis, a urine sample and a blood test. You may also have a rectal and throat swab taken.
RIDU (Regional Infectious Diseases Unit)
Western General Hospital
0131 537 2864
Appointments can normally be arranged within 1 – 2 weeks. Same day tests are available on Wednesdays and Thursdays between 8.45am and 10.30am. Results are available within 48 hours for tests done on:
Steve Retson Project
Tel: 0141 211 8628
Tuesdays 5:30-8:30pm Sexual health clinic and HIV testing for gay men.
If you live outside Edinburgh and the Lothians a full list of GUM clinics in the UK and Ireland is available at:
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