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Essential Profile

For peace of mind following a one night stand

Our Essential Profile tests for the three most common STDs and offers accurate results just 14 days following exposure. This means it’s the ideal test for anyone who has had unprotected sex with someone they didn’t know, allowing you to get tested sooner than many of our other profiles.

  • Postal test£95

    We'll send a sample collection kit to your door

  • Clinic test£195

    Visit a private STD clinic to deposit your sample

  • Home visit£295

    A nurse will visit your home address. Additional fee may apply in remote areas.

  • Accurate from 14 days

    This is the amount of time you must wait from exposure to testing


  • Turnaround time 2 days

    The turnaround time in working days, once your sample is received by the lab.


  • Home Test & Home Visit available

    We'll send a sample collection kit to your door

Collection methods:

Blood Urine

Tests for

Chlamydia Gonorrhoea Syphilis

Who is this test for?

The Essential Profile is ideal for anyone who wants peace of mind testing following a one night stand, but doesn’t want to wait the full 28 days that many of our other tests require. It requires you to diagnose the three most common STDs from 14 days following exposure.

Turnaround Time

This test has a two day turnaround time for you to receive your results after it is received by the laboratory. All samples are sent to the laboratory using either first class post or by courier.

When can I take this test?

This test offers accurate results from 14 days following potential exposure. If you take this test before this period has passed there is a high probability it will not be accurate. This can result in false negatives, whereby you believe you are clear, but in actual fact you have the condition.

Is this test for me?

This test is for anyone who is concerned about an STD following a one night stand and doesn’t want to wait the full 28 days for the more complete testing packages. It’s recommended that you complete a more comprehensive test on a regular basis in addition to this one to get a full picture of your sexual health. If you are unsure about which test to choose contact our customer services team.

Clinic test procedure

By selecting a clinic test you’ll be assisted by a nurse or doctor in one of our sexual health clinics located across the country.

1. Book your test

To book this test, simply press the ‘Select This Test’ button above. You’ll then be taken to our booking page where you can choose the best clinic for your needs.

2. Arrive at the clinic

Our clinics are all based in a discreet setting and because many of them are general health clinics, there’s no reason why anyone will know that you’re there for a sexual health screening. Just let the receptionist know who you are upon arrival.

3. Your blood sample

The Profile 6 test requires a blood and urine sample. The blood sample is collected by a trained nurse or doctor. They’ll take care of you and ensure you’re comfortable, but it will require the use of a needle.

4. Your urine sample

The urine sample will be collected by you in a clinic toilet, with the nurse or doctor providing you with full instructions before you deposit the sample. For the test to be fully accurate you must catch the first stream of urine.

5. Now we’ll take care of your results

Once you’ve deposited your sample, we’ll take care of the rest. We’ll notify you of your results using our online portal as soon as they’re reported by the laboratory.

Why Choose Us?

As well as offering the most extensive range of in clinic and home STD tests, we can also provide accurate COVID-19 antibody testing and PCR testing. All of our tests are carried out using a UKAS accredited laboratory or PHE medically approved equipment.

Nearest clinics

These are the nearest clinics where this test is available.

London - Wimpole Street

Wimpole Street, London. W1G 9RT
  • Great availability
  • Good public transport
  • Evening & weekend appointments

Our Wimpole Street clinic is located a short walk from Oxford Circus or Bond Street tube station making it ideal for those that work or live in Greater London. This clinic provides excellent turnaround times as it's in the closest location to our laboratory.

London - Victoria

Grosvenor Gardens, Belgravia. SW1W 0AU
  • Great availability
  • Good public transport
  • Evening & weekend appointments

Our London - Victoria clinic is located on Grosvenor Gardens near the Ferdinand Foch Equestrian Statue. The clinic is easily accessible for anyone living or working in Central London and is right across the road from Victoria Train Station. 

London - Belgravia

Wilbraham Place, Belgravia, London. SW1X 9AE
  • Good public transport

We have a private sexual health clinic in the Belgravia area of London which offers fantastic access for anyone living and working in West London. You can access the clinic easily from Sloane Square, Knightsbridge or Victoria tube stations.