Will they tell my parents?


If you are under 16 you can still do the following:

And as long as you are not at risk of significant harm, the doctor, nurse or health professional will NOT tell your parents (or carer) anything unless you want them to.

They may encourage you to share things with your parents or carers but they will not force you to.

You have the same rights of confidentiality as an adult does.

Myth: Getting tested for an STI is embarrassing

Getting tested for an STI shows you are responsible and take your health seriously, something to be proud of.

Had unprotected sex?

If you have had unprotected sex this puts you at risk of catching a sexually transmitted infection.

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