A rapid HIV point of care test will give you a result within minutes. The person doing the test with you, will explain how the rapid test works and what the results mean. They will also provide an opportunity to explore how you might feel about different results. Chlamydia and gonorrhoea testing also available.
Why test for HIV There are many good reasons to be tested for HIV:
Been diagnosed with another STI
Shared injecting equipment
If you have had unprotected sex
If you’re sexually active, it’s good to get into the habit of testing regularly for HIV, even if you regularly use condoms and don’t think you have been at risk. Testing is the only way to know if you have HIV. Knowing your status means you can keep yourself and your sexual partners healthy especially now that the virus can be well controlled if diagnosed early.