Genito-Urinary Medicine

The Dudley Group provides a free, friendly and confidential sexual health and contraception service. The Genito-Urinary Medicine department is dedicated to providing confidential screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections. Our contraception service provides contraception advice and methods.

Within the GU Medicine department at Russells Hall Hospital we offer a range of confidential services on a first come first served basis including:

  • Free testing, advice and treatment for sexually transmitted infection
  • Hepatitis B vaccinations for those who are, have been or will be, at risk
  • HIV testing and specialist treatment
  • PEPSE (post exposure prophylaxis following sexual exposure) to HIV counselling and testing for HIV infection for which results may be available on the same day
  • Contraception including emergency contraception and free condoms
  • Sexual health services for under 16s
  • Specialist clinic for erectile dysfunction (GP referral required)
  • Free pregnancy testing

Our community clinics offer a range of contraception services including:

  • Contraception advice and provision
  • Condoms
  • Emergency contraception
  • Implants
  • Contraceptive pills
  • Depo injections
  • IUS or IUD (coils)
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Cervical smears
  • Chlamydia screening programme
  • Referrals to sexual health clinic or other services were appropriate

Our staff are able to provide advice and treatment to people of all ages in a confidential manner. Each clinic runs both a drop in and appointment session.

Our sexual health clinics are for people of any age or gender, who are sexually active or starting or ending a relationship, exposed to infection, worried about sexually transmitted infections or have no symptoms but want peace of mind.

Clinic times

Russells Hall Hospital


Morning clinic Afternoon clinic
Doors open Clinic starts Doors close Doors open Clinic starts Doors close
Monday 8.45am 9.10am 12.15pm 1.15pm 1.40pm 6.15pm
Tuesday 8.45am  9.10am 12.15pm 1.15pm 2.00pm 4.30pm
Wednesday 8.45am 9.10am 12.15pm 1.15pm 1.40pm 6.15pm
Thursday 8.45am  9.10am 12.15pm 1.15pm 1.40pm 4.30pm
Friday 8.45am  9.10am 12.15pm 1.15pm 1.30pm 4.00pm

Please note that we are not open on bank holidays.
All our clinics become very busy so if you have not booked an appointment we advise you arrive as early as possible.

Contraception and Sexual Health Service Opening Times

Please click here to view our opening time flyer.

Useful links

National AIDS Manual
National AIDS Trust
British HIV Association
Positively Women
Positive Website
HIV survival in dried blood
Terence Higgins
Summit House
Contraception and women’s health
Family Planning Association 
Faculty of Family Planning and Reproductive Health 
Vulval Pain Society
HPV Vaccination UK
Gay and lesbian
Terence Higgins 
Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays 
Gay Mens Health
General information
Sexual Dysfunction Association 
Testicular Examination 
Talk to Frank
Herpes Virus Association 
International Herpes Alliance 
International Herpes Management Forum 
Sexual Health in Practice
NHS Choices
Sex: worth talking about 
Sexual health information 
Contraception information 
Chlamydia information 
Sex and young people 
Talking about sex 
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) information
Sexually transmitted infections (STI) and GUM
British Association for Sexual Health and HIV 
BASHH GUM Clinic Directory 
Society of Sexual Health Advisors 
Centres for Disease Control – STDs 
Health Protection Agency 
Sexual health promotion
Health Promotion Agency
Young people
Love Life 
Like it Is 

Key staff

Useful information

This service is available at:
  • Russells Hall Hospital
  • Community Health & Social Care Centres
Where to find us
  • North wing, Russells Hall Hospital
  • Central Clinic, Hall Street, DY2 7BX
  • Brierley Hill Health & Social Care Centre, Venture Way, DY5 1RU
  • Halesowen Health Centre, 14 Birmingham Street, B63 3HN
Telephone numbers
  • (01384) 456111 (ext. 3900 or 3906) (Russells Hall Hospital)
  • (01384) 321480 (Brierley Hill)

Service details

Clinical directorate
  • Ambulatory and Community Care
Management team
  • Dr E Ladoyanni
    Clinical director
  • Dr A El-Dalil
    Medical service head
Nursing leads
  • Debra Vasey
  • Sharon Harrold (GU Medicine)
    Lead nurse
  • Debbie Pritchard (Contraception Services)
    Lead nurse