Better2Know is Europe’s largest private provider of sexual health testing services.

Established in 2008, the company grew quickly and, by 2012, was providing thousands of tests a year for STDs and STIs throughout the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

All of Better2Know's STD testing services are confidential, anonymous and provide fast results.

Better2Know provides quick access to private doctors consultations with the fastest results possible. All test results are back within five days of the sample being received by the laboratory, and many are possible within one to two days.

Better2Know can provide an HIV result from just 10 days after potential exposure which is one of the fastest tests available and is not available everywhere. In addition, Better2Know tests for more STDs than may be available elsewhere.

Better2Know does not need to know people's real names. It uses a unique PIN code system to link the patient to the tests booked. A name is usually advised as part of the booking so that there is a name that can be used by the doctor, but it does not have to be a real name. Better2Know will not ask for your doctor's name, and they will not share your results with anyone. Your results are confidential between you and the clinician.

The Better2Know website and Blog provide information on STDs, testing and symptoms.

In addition to providing doctors' consultations, Better2Know also runs a home sample collection service in the UK and Ireland: a urine collection pot is sent in the post in plain packaging. Results are reported in a secure online log-in area.

Better2Know provides a diagnostic service. It is the client’s choice about which tests they think they should have. This gives them control over their healthcare in a way that is appreciated. Doctors can advise additional tests and the client can choose whether or not to accept their recommendation. Should someone test positive, it is then their choice about where to go for treatment. They can either continue to see the Better2Know doctor, or they can go to their own GP with their results. Most STDs are treated with a simple course of antibiotics.

Better2Know is proud to work with the Terrence Higgins Trust to help provide testing and referral services for people worried about HIV or newly diagnosed with the virus. This partnership ensures that there is a built-in support network for anyone who needs to access it at no further cost.

All of Better2Know’s tests are performed in accredited laboratories and are CE marked, which are important considerations when considering a diagnostic test.

Better2Know provides a high quality, fast, confidential service to provide worried people with the information and support that they need.

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Trading and Correspondence Address:

Better2Know Ltd
Enterprise House
1 Kirkby Lonsdale Business Park
Kendal Road
Kirkby Lonsdale
United Kingdom

+44 (0)1524 271 088

Registered in Ireland: 594919

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