The Sex Clinic w/t (3 x 60′) – An observational series exploring the relationships and personal lives of patients attending sex clinics in London and Birmingham. With the number of people visiting sex clinics almost doubling in the last five years, this series will unpick the sexual habits and relationships behind the increase.
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Trust oversees the UK’s busiest sexual health service seeing over 90,000 people a year. The three main clinics include one which sees a large number of under 19s – including children as young as 13 and another, in the heart of Soho, which has a predominantly gay patient group. This clinic offers several outreach clinics including visiting gay saunas and one of Soho’s busiest bars G-A-Y once a week for on the spot testing and offers a specialist clinic for people from the transgender community and one for people working in the porn industry.
Whittall Street Birmingham is the UK’s second busiest clinics. The 80 strong team welcome through the door 41,000 patients every year. Herpes, Chlamydia, HIV, Gonorrhoea and pregnancy- testing- this team have seen it all. The staff here know only too well how patients are not restricted by age, culture, race or sexual proclivities.
Channel: Channel 4
Producer: Friel Kean Films
Source: Channel 4 press release