If you would like to avail of private HIV or STI testing (for a fee), the following are options:
- General Practioners (GPs)
- Irish Family Planning Clinics
- Well Woman and Well Man Centres
- Private Health Care Clinics
Some HIV and STI hospital consultants also run private clinics.
Costs and result times may vary with all of the above.
STI Home Testing Kit
The IFPA, in partnership with Lloyds Online Doctor, provide access (for a fee) to a home testing kit for Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea and HIV. More information is available at this link: http://ifpa.ie/Sexual-Health-Services/STI-Services/Home-STI-Tests
If you are considering the use of a home testing kit, it is important to understand that you may receive a positive result without the presence or support of a trained health professional.
If you need support, or want to talk through this option, you can contact HIV Ireland at 01 8733 799.