Confidential and discreet STI testing

Better2Know is Ireland’s leading private provider of sexual health and other medical testing services. You can choose from home sample collection kits, sent to you in a plain package; the “Everywhere”† service where a trained nurse will take samples at a place to suit you; or you can see a doctor in one of our excellent sexual health clinics. All Better2Know services are 100% private and confidential. We do not need to know your real name and only you can review your results securely online, whenever you choose.

Better2Know introduces our “Everywhere” service

Better2Know introduces our “Everywhere” service. Our trained nurse will visit you at a suitable location of your choice, or we can arrange a location for you to have your samples taken. With the Better2Know “Everywhere” service you can access our full range of STI tests including our Instant Tests for HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis B and C, Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea. With Instant Tests, the results are available in 30 minutes†† during your appointment with our nurse.

Highest quality of healthcare and clinical standards

Whether you choose a home test, an appointment with our private nurse or a visit to one of our clinics, all laboratory samples will be sent to our CPA accredited lab.  All our tests are CE marked. Our leading edge pathology services deliver the best and most accurate test results available in the fastest turnaround time. Better2Know’s medical experts have designed all our panels of tests to meet your every need. Our experts are available at any time to answer questions you may have.

Advice, prescriptions and referrals personalised for you

Getting tested is the first step. You can visit our doctors at a Better2Know clinic, access our Home Sample Collection service, or try our “Everywhere” service offering a wide choice of testing options including Instant Testing with results in 30 minutes. If your results indicate an STI, we can help. You can speak to our doctors who can write you a prescription and we can even deliver the medicines you need. Most STIs are curable. If appropriate, your Better2Know doctor can also refer you, at your choice, for specialist care.

5 simple steps for home sample collection:

  • 1 Buy your test online.
  • 2 Receive it in the post.
  • 3 Provide a sample.
  • 4 Free return postage to the lab.
  • 5 Check your results securely online.

4 simple Steps to getting tested at a Better2Know clinic:

  • 1 Select the clinic of your choice.
  • 2 Phone our friendly team 24/7 to book your appointment.
  • 3 Visit our sexual health clinic and be seen by our fully qualified doctor.
  • 4 Get your results from the clinic or securely online.

Our Everywhere Nurse service is even easier, with just 3 simple steps:

  • 1 Phone us to book your appointment.
  • 2 Meet with our Nurse who will take your samples.
  • 3 Receive your Instant Test results during your appointment or check online for laboratory test results.

Better2Know: Meeting all your STI testing needs

Better2Know provides the most comprehensive range of STI and reproductive health tests available in the Republic of Ireland. Our service is 100% confidential and delivers fast, accurate results. For complete discretion, you can choose from our range of Home Sample Collection tests where we post the sample collection equipment in plain packaging to your address.

You can also choose the Better2Know Everywhere service that brings the most comprehensive range of sexual health and other medical tests right to your doorstep. Our trained nurses will visit you at a location of your choice and either take samples for dispatch to our CPA accredited laboratory or perform any of our CE marked and fully certified Instant Tests while you wait, giving you your test results in 30 minutes. If you are not sure where to have your test, just call us and we can suggest a location convenient for you.

If you would prefer to visit one of our clinics, then simply call us to make a same day or next day appointment to see one of our doctors to discuss your concerns and have the necessary samples taken for your tests.

For a comprehensive sexual health check, our expert medical team has designed a range of screens (panels of STI tests) for you to choose from.

We have a large team of doctors and sexual health specialists available for you to discuss your test results if you test positive. They can also send you any medication that you might need or refer you, at your choice, to a specialist service if this is more appropriate. The Better2Know team are here to help you.

  • All home sample collection kits ordered before 4pm are sent to you first class on the same day. The kits are sent in a plain white envelope so no one will know what it is.
  • All “Everywhere” Nurse visits can be scheduled for next day or later appointments.
  • All clinic appointments can be booked by telephone and same day appointments are often available.
  • All Better2Know tests are CE marked. All samples will be analysed in our accredited laboratory or by our fully CE marked Instant Tests. This is important to look for when you are considering your STI testing options.

Better2Know Home Sample Collection

  • 100% confidential
  • Same day dispatch for Home Tests*
  • Quick and reliable results from laboratory based testing
  • Discreet packaging
  • Discreet payment
  • Results online – Secure login
  • Return postage included**
  • All tests carried out by a CPA Accredited Laboratory***

Better2Know Everywhere Service

  • 100% confidential
  • Next day or later appointments for Everywhere visit†
  • Instant Test results in 30 minutes††
  • Our nurses wear smart, casual clothes
  • Discreet payment
  • Results online – Secure login
  • All Instant Tests are CE marked
  • All other tests are carried out by a CPA Accredited Laboratory***

Better2Know STI Testing Clinics

  • 100% confidential
  • Same day or next day appointments available
  • Quick and reliable results from laboratory based testing
  • Widest range of STI tests available, meeting all your needs
  • Trained doctors available to answer your questions
  • Discreet payment
  • Results online – Secure login
  • All tests carried out by a CPA Accredited Laboratory***

Better2Know’s clinic service provides a discreet alternative to going to your own doctor or to a specialist clinic. No one will know why you have made your appointment with us as our clinics see patients with many different concerns.

Better2Know’s Home Sample Collection service for STI testing in Ireland, gives you the option for fast, confidential results at home. The process is simple. Purchase a test using the panel on the right, and we will post you a testing kit. Just collect a sample of your urine or blood or a swab, following the step by step instruction leaflet, and it post back to us in the prepaid envelope provided**. Wait for your results by email or log into our secure website.

Better2Know’s “Everywhere” service now brings our most comprehensive range of tests to a location of your choice. Our trained nurses will take all the blood, urine or swab samples needed and deliver them to our CPA accredited laboratory. Alternatively, you can choose from our wide range of Instant Tests and our nurse will run these CE marked tests right in front of you, giving you accurate results in around 30 minutes.

You can have a test for a wide range of STDs and STIs including Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis and Herpes. If you are looking for complete peace of mind, we offer a range sexual health screens that check for all of these infections and more.

*Applies to orders placed before 4pm Monday to Friday
** Republic of Ireland and United Kingdom only
***Our partner laboratory works to international standards and has received accreditation for its analysis work and its data security. You can rest assured that your STD test will be tested accurately, quickly and with excellent security over your results.
† Everywhere service available only within 20 miles of Dublin city centre
†† Depending on how many tests are run. Please allow up to 1 hour for 6 Instant Tests.

Clinical Pathology Accreditation (UK) ltd
Standards for the Medical Laboratory incorporating ISO 15189:2007 CPA Reference Numbers: 1953, 1954, 2625,2647, 2828, 2895
Information Security Management System – ISO/IEC 27001:2005. Certificate number: IS 562072
Better2Know is certified to the International Quality Standard ISO 9001:2008.

  • Urine Only Tests

    Chlamydia Test - €38.00
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    Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea Test - €55.00
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    Comfort Screen
    Chlamydia Gonorrhoea Herpes Ureaplasma Mycoplasma Gardnerella and Trichomonas
    - €179.00
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    Drugs Screen
    testing for 12 Drugs
    - €99.00
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    Drugs Plus Screen
    testing for 17 different Drugs
    - €149.00
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    Swab Tests

    Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea Test
    (throat swab)
    - €55.00
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    Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea Test
    (vaginal swab)
    - €55.00
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    Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea Test
    (rectal swab)
    - €55.00
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    HPV - Human Papillomavirus
    (vaginal swab)
    - €115.00
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    Blood Tests

    HIV Test - €75.00
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    HIV 5th Generation Test - €95.00
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    Herpes Test - €85.00
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    Prostate Health - €75.00
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    Female Hormones Screen - €125.00
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    Menopause Screen - €125.00
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    Combined Sample Tests: Blood, Urine and Swabs

    Wellbeing Screen
    Chlamydia Gonorrhoea and HIV
    (blood and urine)
    - €115.00
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    Peace of Mind
    Chlamydia Gonorrhoea and Syphilis
    (blood and urine)
    - €115.00
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    Full Screen
    HIV Chlamydia Gonorrhoea Syphilis Hepatitis B Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma
    (blood and urine)
    - €239.00
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    Confidence Screen
    Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea (Urine, throat, rectum) HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis B, Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma
    (blood urine throat and rectal swabs)
    - €299.00 More Information |