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General clinic information

General clinic information

Devon Sexual Health has three main clinics:

Devon Sexual Health – Barnstaple

First Floor, Barnstaple Health Centre, Vicarage St, Barnstaple EX32 7BH

Devon Sexual Health – Exeter

Walk-in Centre, 31 Sidwell St, Exeter EX4 6NN

Devon Sexual Health – Torquay

Castle Circus Health Centre, Abbey Rd, Torquay TQ2 5YH

These clinics are all appointment-only clinics. To check current opening times you can use our ‘find a service’ feature.

To make an appointment, you can:

  • Call 0300 303 3989 – please note you may be booked onto a triage list and a member of our team will call you back as soon as possible
  • Visit our reception desks
  • Book appointments online. This service is currently available for our Exeter and Barnstaple clinics only. You must first register for a Personal Health Record (PHR). Click here for more information.
  • Some patients may be invited in to visit the clinic to see a nurse or doctor face to face, or perhaps to come and collect pills or medication. We can also post some things to a home (or friend’s) address, if needed.
Drop-in clinics

Drop-in clinics

In addition to our general appointment-only clinic services, we offer young person only drop-in clinics:

Under 18s 

Castle Circus Health Centre, Abbey Road, Torquay – Tuesdays 2.30pm – 5.30pm

Devon Sexual Health, NHS Walk-in Centre, 31 Sidwell Street, Exeter – Tuesdays 3.30pm – 5.30pm

Under 21s 

First Floor, Barnstaple Health Centre, Vicarage Street, Barnstaple – Wednesdays 3.30pm – 5.30pm

As these are drop-in clinics, it may be a while before you are seen, so please be prepared to wait.

All of our sexual health and contraception services remain confidential, even for those under 16 years old. You can find out more about our confidentiality here.


Community clinics

Community clinics

In addition to our main clinics in Barnstaple, Exeter and Torquay, other community sexual health clinics are available:

  • Holsworthy Community Hospital, Dobles Lane, Holsworthy – once a month
  • Tiverton & District Hospital, Kennedy Way, Tiverton, every Wednesday with appointments available from 1.00pm– 7.00pm
  • Brixham Community Hospital, Greenswood, Brixham – every Friday from 9.30 – 12.00pm – contraception only
  • Bideford Community Hospital, Abbotsham Road – every Tuesday from 1.30 – 4.00pm
  • Ilfracombe Tyrrell Hospital, St Brannocks Road – every Monday from 10.00 – 4.oopm

Please note: all community clinics are appointment-only. Walk-in visitors will not be able to be seen.

Appointments for all community clinics can be made via 0300 303 3989.

You can also book appointments for our Barnstaple, Exeter, Tiverton and Holsworthy clinics online. To do this, you must first register for a Personal Health Record (PHR). Click here for more information.

Clinic services

Clinic services

Services offered by the clinics include:


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