Testing – Where to test

Dublin

Relocation and temporary closure of the Gay Men’s Health Service (GMHS).

The Gay Men’s Health Service (GMHS) will be closed from 25th July 2019 for 2 weeks and will reopen on Monday, 12th August 2019.

 

The new service will be based at Meath Primary Care Centre, Heytesbury Street, Dublin 8. D08 HX97 Tel: 01 9212730.

The service will be fully operational from Monday the 12th August 2019.

 

During the 2 weeks that the GMHS is closed there is an option for service users to book an asymptomatic screen online at www.guideclinic.ie

 

If service users want to access PEP at the Guide Clinic at St James’s Hospital then they will need to arrive early.

 

A list of HSE public health services can be found here https://www.sexualwellbeing.ie/sexual-health/hse-sti-services-in-ireland.html

 

For more information please visit https://www.hse.ie/eng/services/list/5/sexhealth/gmhs/

 

Outhouse

105 Capel Street Dublin 1.
Telephone: 01 873 4999 // Website: www.outhouse.ie

 

Third Saturday of every month:

GMHS in collaboration with Outhouse & Gay Switchboard Ireland.

This is an asymptomatic clinic i.e. If you have no symptoms but would like a routine check-up on your sexual health.

This clinic is for gay and bisexual men, MSM and transgender women.

This is a drop-in service. Places are limited and so patients are seen on a first-come-first-served basis.

The clinic opens at 1:30pm and will close at 3pm or when all places have been filled.

 

HIV Ireland

70 Eccles Street, Dublin 7.
Telephone: 01 8733799 // Website: www.hivireland.ie

 

Second & Fourth Wednesday of every month:

This service offers a full HIV & STI test.

This clinic is for all men and women.

This is a drop-in service. Places are limited and so patients are seen on a first-come-first-served basis.

The clinic opens at 1:30pm and will close at 3:30pm or when all places have been filled.

This is a free service.

 

KnowNow

Community Rapid HIV Testing, various locations.
Website: www.knownow.ie

 

The Dublin service will resume in September 2017.

 

This service offers a rapid HIV tests – results in 60 seconds.

This community project is primarily for gay and bisexual men, MSM and transgender women.

This is a drop-in service. Places are limited and so users are seen on a first-come-first-served basis. This is a free service.

 

 

St. James’s Hospital, GUIDE Clinic

James’s Street, Dublin 8.
Telephone: 01 4162315 // Website: www.guideclinic.ie

 

Walk-In:

Monday from 9am (Present at 8:00am for tickets),

Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30pm (Present from 9:00am for tickets and return in the afternoon for the clinic)

Appointment: (must be referred by a GP)

Fridays from 9am-1pm.

This service offers a full HIV & STI test.

This clinic is for all men and women.

 

Mater Misercordiae Hospital

Infectious Diseases Unit, Eccles Street, Dublin 7.
Telephone: 01 8032063

 

Appointment Only:

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 1.45pm – 6pm.

This service offers a full HIV & STI test.

This clinic is for all men and women.

This is a free service.

 

Beaumont Hospital

Department of Infectious Diseases, Beaumont, Dublin 9.
Telephone: 01 8093006

 

Thursday:

Walk-in or appointment from 10am to 12noon.

This service offers HIV testing only.

This clinic is for all men and women.

This is a free service.

Rest of Leinster

Carlow District Hospital,
Carlow

  • Telephone: 051 842646
  • By appointment only: Tuesdays 12.30pm 2.30pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Portlaoise STI Clinic,
St Fintan’s Hospital, Dublin Rd, Portlaoise, Co Laois

  • Telephone:  086 8591273
  • By appointment only: Tuesdays 5:15 – 6.30pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Midland Regional Hospital,
Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

  • Telephone: 086 416 9830
  • By appointment only: Thursdays 9:00am to 1:00pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Louth County Hospital,
GUM Clinic, Outpatients Dept, Dublin Rd, Dundalk, Co Louth

  • Telephone: 086 8241847
  • By appointment only: Tuesdays 2pm-5pm and Fridays 1.30pm -4.30pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital,
Drogheda, Co. Louth

  • Telephone: 086 824 1847
  • By appointment only: 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, 9:00am to 11:30am
  • How much: Free of charge
Munster

Mid-Western Regional Hospital,
Ennis, Co Clare

  • Telephone: 061 482382
  • By appointment only: Monday 9:30am
  • How much: Free of charge

 

South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital,
Old Blackrock Road, Cork

  • Telephone: 021 4966844
  • By appointment only: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 9am-12:30pm, Wednesday 2pm-4.30pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Youth Health Services,
Penrose House, Penrose Quay, Cork

  • Telephone: 021 4220490
  • Preferably by appointment: Tuesday & Friday 9am – 1pm
  • How much: Free of charge
  • For young people aged 21 and under

KNOWNOW CORK

 

KNOWNOW LIMERICK

University Hospital Limerick, Dooradoyle, Limerick

  • Telephone: 061 482382
  • By appointment only: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9am.  Thursdays 2pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Mid-Western Regional Hospital,
Nenagh, Co Tipperary

  • Telephone: 061 482382
  • By appointment only: Wednesday 2:30pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

South Tipperary General Hospital,
Clonmel, Co. Tipperary

  • Telephone: 051 842646
  • By appointment only: Wednesdays 2pm.
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Waterford Regional Hospital,
Waterford City

  • Telephone: 051 842646
  • By appointment only: Mondays 9am-11am and 2pm-3.30pm. Tuesday to Friday, 9am-11am
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Tralee Regional Hospital,
Tralee, Co Kerry

  • Telephone: 021 4966844
  • By appointment only: Every second Thursday
  • How much: Free of charge
Connaught

University College Hospital,
Infectious Disease Clinic, Newcastle Road, Galway

  • Telephone: 091 525 200
  • Walk in Clinic: Wednesday and Friday 8:50am
  • Appointments service: Monday from 2pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Portiuncla Hospital,
Ballinasloe, Co Galway

  • Telephone: 090 9648372
  • By appointment only: Thursday 2pm-5pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Mayo General Hospital,
Humbert Way, Castlebar, Co Mayo

  • Telephone: 094 9021733
  • By appointment only: Tuesdays 9.30-1pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

AIDS West Rapid HIV Testing
Teach Solais LGBT+ Resource Centre,
Merchants Road, Galway

  • Last Tuesday of each month
  • By appointment from 5:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Contact 091 566266 / info@aidswest.ie
  • Free of charge

 

Sligo Regional Hospital,
GUM Clinic, The Mall, Co Sligo

  • Telephone: 071 9170473
  • By appointment only: Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm
  • How much: Free of charge
Ulster

Letterkenny General Hospital,
GUM/STI Clinic, Letterkenny, Co Donegal

  • Telephone: 074 9123715
  • By appointment only: Thursday 5.30pm to 9pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Monaghan General Hospital,
GUM Clinic, Outpatients Dept, Monaghan, Co Monaghan

  • Telephone: 086 8241847
  • By appointment only. Tuesday 9am to 12:30pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Royal Group Hospital,
GUM Clinic, Level 3 Outpatients Dept, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BA

  • Telephone: 028 9063 6477/6483 (048 from ROI)
  • By appointment only: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday from 9am.
  • How much: Free of charge

 

The Rainbow Project,
LGBT Centre, 1st Flr, Old Memorial Hse, 9 -13 Waring Street, Belfast

  • Telephone: 028 9031 9030 for an appointment (048 from ROI)  
  • Website: www.rainbow-project.org
  • How much: Free of charge

 

The Rainbow Project,

in partnership with the Royal GUM clinic, organise free, confidential sexual health testing and support clinics at various community venues:

  • The Rainbow Project’s offices at the LGBT Centre
  • Pipeworks Sauna, Belfast
  • Outside Sauna, Belfast
  • Cage Sauna, Derry
  • The clinics operate a walk-in service (no appointment necessary). Check www.rainbow-project.org for scheduled dates/times.

 

Portadown Health and Care Centre Clinical Zone,
Ground Floor, Tavanagh Ave, Portadown, Armagh

  • Telephone: 028 3083 4215 (048 from ROI)
  • By appointment only: Nurse-led clinic on Tuesday 9am to 4pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Causeway Hospital, GUM Clinic,
Outpatients Department 2, 4 Newbridge Road, Coleraine, BT52 1HS

  • Telephone: 028 7034 6028 / 7872 (048 from ROI)
  • Walk in clinic: Tuesday evenings, register by 5pm and Friday afternoons, register by 1:30pm
  • Appointments services: Nurse-led clinic Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9:30am – 12:30pm.
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Altnagelvin Area Hospital,
Anderson House, Glenshane Road, Derry BT47 1SB

  • Telephone:  028 7161 1269 (048 from ROI)
  • By appointment only: Monday 9:30am – 11:30am & 4pm – 7pm, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9:30am – 11:30am & 1:30pm – 4pm, Friday 9:30am – 11:30am
  • How much: Free of charge for residents of the North. People coming from the Republic of Ireland would be charged £205.

 

Tyrone County Hospital,
Sexual Health Clinic, Outpatients Dept, Omagh, BT79 0AP

  • Telephone: 028 8283 3189 (048 from ROI)
  • By appointment only: Wednesday 1pm – 6pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Down Hospital,
Sexual Health Clinic, Outpatients Dept, 2 Struell Wells Road, Downpatrick, BT30 6RL

Telephone: 028 4483 8133 (048 from ROI)

  • By appointment only: Monday 9am-12pm; Wednesday 3:30pm – 6:30pm & Friday 8:30am – 12pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Bangor Community Hospital,
Castle Street, Bangor, County Down

  • Telephone: 028 4483 8133 (048 from ROI)
  • By appointment only: Nurse-led clinic on Monday 9am to 12pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

John Mitchell Place Health Centre,
GUM Clinic, Hill Street, Newry, BT34 2BU, Co Down

  • Telephone: 028 3083 4215 (048 from ROI)
  • By appointment only: Monday 2pm – 5:30pm; Wednesday & Friday 9am – 12:30pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

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